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Sex and Power Digest

Ann Telnaes Diamonds, Demimondes, and Depends The post Sex and Power Digest appeared first on The Nation.

Can the History of the Soviet Union Be Told Through a Single Building?

Tony Wood Yuri Slezkine's new history captures the triumphs and tragedies of everyday life after the Russian Revolution. The post Can the History of the Soviet Union Be Told Through a Single Building? appeared first on The Nation.

Prosecutors Are Banding Together to Prevent Criminal-Justice Reform

Jessica Pishko A new investigation shows that DA associations are thwarting changes to the death penalty, sentencing, and more. The post Prosecutors Are Banding Together to Prevent Criminal-Justice Reform appeared first on The Nation.

Puerto Rico Still Needs Our Help. Here's What You Can Do

Ariana Rosas Cárdenas Demand debt forgiveness, show up for protests, and donate. The post Puerto Rico Still Needs Our Help. Here's What You Can Do appeared first on The Nation.

How the Swindlers of Silicon Valley Avoid Paying Taxes

William Greider Now they're pushing an ingenious new dodge that would allow them to pay even less. The post How the Swindlers of Silicon Valley Avoid Paying Taxes appeared first on The Nation.

Actually, No, Bob Corker and John McCain Are Doing Nothing to Hold Trump Accountable

John Nichols All talk, no walk. The post Actually, No, Bob Corker and John McCain Are Doing Nothing to Hold Trump Accountable appeared first on The Nation.

With Trump's Latest Muslim Ban Blocked, Take Action to Defeat It for Good

NationAction You can also demand that Congress save the Iran nuclear deal and share your net neutrality story. The post With Trump's Latest Muslim Ban Blocked, Take Action to Defeat It for Good appeared first on The Nation.

It Feels Surreal Being a Puerto Rican in the United States These Days

Javier Morillo The disaster has revealed our ambiguous status as citizen-strangers. The post It Feels Surreal Being a Puerto Rican in the United States These Days appeared first on The Nation.

Sure, Bob Corker Stood Up to Trump, but That Doesn't Excuse His Record

James Carden Corker deserves credit for telling the truth about Trump, but we should not lose sight of his dismal tenure as chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee. The post Sure, Bob Corker Stood Up to Trump, but That Doesn't Excuse His Record appeared first on The Nation.

The Values Voters Summit Props Up Our White-Supremacist Corporate Oligarchy

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II These Christian nationalists serve only the wealthiest Americans and take every opportunity to hurt the poor. The post The Values Voters Summit Props Up Our White-Supremacist Corporate Oligarchy appeared first on The Nation.

David Petraeus Tells Us How the War in Afghanistan Will End

Tom Engelhardt Hint: It's not good. The post David Petraeus Tells Us How the War in Afghanistan Will End appeared first on The Nation.

What Happens When Bosses Collude to Bar You From Your Job?

Dave Zirin Former NBA player Royce White joins the show to talk about collusion, mental health, the Second Amendment, and more. The post What Happens When Bosses Collude to Bar You From Your Job? appeared first on The Nation.

Have You Ever Had to Work When You Were Sick?

Michelle Chen Then you know how damaging it can be, to both your physical and mental health. The post Have You Ever Had to Work When You Were Sick? appeared first on The Nation.

Great Minds Dream Alike

Tjeerd Royaards Megaton Mandrills in the Moonlight The post Great Minds Dream Alike appeared first on The Nation.

A Month Is a Very Long Time in Trump's America

Tom Tomorrow Science uncovers human life from the distant world of last month. The post A Month Is a Very Long Time in Trump's America appeared first on The Nation.

'A Soulless Coward': Coach Gregg Popovich Responds to Trump

Dave Zirin In an exclusive here at The Nation, the Spurs coach speaks about Trump's latest outrage. The post 'A Soulless Coward': Coach Gregg Popovich Responds to Trump appeared first on The Nation.

The 2017 Hurricanes Didn't Just Hit Puerto Rico—They Hit the Caribbean

Gabriela Thorne Puerto Rico is getting the coverage it deserves, but an entire region has been upended by natural disasters this hurricane season. The post The 2017 Hurricanes Didn't Just Hit Puerto Rico—They Hit the Caribbean appeared first on The Nation.

Donald Trump Has Had a Lot of Help in Sabotaging the Iran Deal

Patrick Lawrence Washington is just not equipped to negotiate its way into the 21st century. The post Donald Trump Has Had a Lot of Help in Sabotaging the Iran Deal appeared first on The Nation.

The Trump White House Wants You to Know It Really Doesn't Care About Corruption

George Zornick Among Republicans, of course. The post The Trump White House Wants You to Know It Really Doesn't Care About Corruption appeared first on The Nation.

Join Chicago Activists in Their Fight Against a $95 Million Police-Training Academy

NationAction They are demanding that the funds be spent on resources like schools, clinics, and housing. The post Join Chicago Activists in Their Fight Against a $95 Million Police-Training Academy appeared first on The Nation.

What Would Women Be Doing if We Weren't Constantly Dealing With Male Abuse?

Joan Walsh The torrent of #MeToo stories reveals just how much time we spend dealing with this shit. The post What Would Women Be Doing if We Weren't Constantly Dealing With Male Abuse? appeared first on The Nation.

Does This Trump Move Seem Familiar? Probably Because George Bush Did It First.

Karen J. Greenberg Remember Guantánamo? The post Does This Trump Move Seem Familiar? Probably Because George Bush Did It First. appeared first on The Nation.

Player Protests Are Not a Spectator Sport

Dave Zirin Amplifying the movement is critical, it is not a substitute for a movement in and of itself. The post Player Protests Are Not a Spectator Sport appeared first on The Nation.

Hoax Under Water

Steve Breen EPA chief Scott Pruitt rolls back the Clean Power Plan while fires burn in California and oceans rise. The post Hoax Under Water appeared first on The Nation.

Harvey Weinstein's Greatest Enabler Was Hollywood Itself

Lizzy Ratner The entire film industry is built on pervasive and entrenched sexism. That's what needs to change. The post Harvey Weinstein's Greatest Enabler Was Hollywood Itself appeared first on The Nation.

A Hero Turned Villain: Aung San Suu Kyi and the Annihilation of Myanmar's Rohingya

Neve Gordon They potentially face the final two stages of genocide—mass annihilation and erasure from the country's history. The post A Hero Turned Villain: Aung San Suu Kyi and the Annihilation of Myanmar's Rohingya appeared first on The Nation.

‪Donald Trump's Lies About the Iran Deal Reveal He Is Dangerously Out of Touch with Reality‬

John Nichols The president needs to be checked and balanced by Congress. The post ‪Donald Trump's Lies About the Iran Deal Reveal He Is Dangerously Out of Touch with Reality‬ appeared first on The Nation.

In Puerto Rico, Disconnection and Chaos, but Grace Under Pressure

Ed Morales With almost no power and shortages of water and medicine, this island is full of people suffering from PTSD. The post In Puerto Rico, Disconnection and Chaos, but Grace Under Pressure appeared first on The Nation.

Trump Is Deliberately Trying to Cripple Obamacare

David Dayen And the threat won't go away until we have a better, simpler health-care system.  The post Trump Is Deliberately Trying to Cripple Obamacare appeared first on The Nation.

After Harvey, Texas Inmates Were Left in Flooded Prisons Without Adequate Water or Food

John Washington The treatment allegedly follows a pattern of neglect set during previous years' hurricanes. The post After Harvey, Texas Inmates Were Left in Flooded Prisons Without Adequate Water or Food appeared first on The Nation.

Jerry Jones Is the NFL's Biggest Distraction

David Tigabu, Dave Zirin The twisted morality of the Dallas Cowboys owner is finally coming home to roost. The post Jerry Jones Is the NFL's Biggest Distraction appeared first on The Nation.

Truth and Lies in the Trump Era

Charles Lewis Real journalism is the necessary antidote to our bullshitter in chief. The post Truth and Lies in the Trump Era appeared first on The Nation.

Why Buy a New iPhone When You Could Repair Your Old One?

Michelle Chen The answer: Because tech companies make it as hard as possible for us to fix their products. The post Why Buy a New iPhone When You Could Repair Your Old One? appeared first on The Nation.

Ai Weiwei on the Refugee Crisis: 'People Have Been Forced Into a State of Movement'

Jon Wiener His new documentary, Human Flow, asks important questions about how we respond to the refugee crisis. The post Ai Weiwei on the Refugee Crisis: 'People Have Been Forced Into a State of Movement' appeared first on The Nation.

Incantation for America

Iviva Olenick Incantation: a series of words said as a magic spell or charm. Make America safe again. America, save us from ourselves. America, I elect to love you in this moment of extraordinary need. America, absolve us of our uncertainty and fears. America, make us safe again and indivisible, ...

Danny Meyer Has a Few 'Tips' of His Own

Anna Lappé An interview with the restaurateur behind Shake Shack on ending tips and educating diners. The post Danny Meyer Has a Few 'Tips' of His Own appeared first on The Nation.

What Is Silicon Valley Doing to Your Dinner?

The Nation An illustrated guide to the future of food. The post What Is Silicon Valley Doing to Your Dinner? appeared first on The Nation.

What's Behind India's 'Beef Lynchings'?

Amitava Kumar Bans on cow slaughter have become a pretext for violence against the country's Muslim minority. The post What's Behind India's 'Beef Lynchings'? appeared first on The Nation.

Two Wars, Two Generations

Stuart Klawans Set against the backdrop of the Iraq War, Richard Linklater's Last Flag Flying is a road movie that chugs fitfully through military towns, from Norfolk to Portsmouth. The post Two Wars, Two Generations appeared first on The Nation.

Despite 'Sanctuary City' Status, Chicago Police Feed Trump's Deportation Machine

Julianne Hing Activists challenge Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to live up to the city's immigrant-friendly rhetoric. The post Despite 'Sanctuary City' Status, Chicago Police Feed Trump's Deportation Machine appeared first on The Nation.

Robert Mueller's End Game: Is Trump's Impeachment a Possibility?

Bob Dreyfuss It's time to start giving serious thought to how this crisis will end. The post Robert Mueller's End Game: Is Trump's Impeachment a Possibility? appeared first on The Nation.

Pregnant Immigrants Say They've Been Denied Medical Care in Detention Centers

Greg Kaufmann A complaint alleges ICE is violating its own guidelines for the treatment of pregnant asylum-seekers. The post Pregnant Immigrants Say They've Been Denied Medical Care in Detention Centers appeared first on The Nation.

The Disturbing Parallels Between US Policing at Home and Military Tactics Abroad

Danny Sjursen This army strategist says today's policing is looking more and more like a military operation. The post The Disturbing Parallels Between US Policing at Home and Military Tactics Abroad appeared first on The Nation.

Donald Trump Just Threatened to Leave Puerto Ricans to Die

Joan Walsh As FEMA warns of massive food shortages, Trump says the island has survived' the hurricanes and shouldn't expect help forever.' The post Donald Trump Just Threatened to Leave Puerto Ricans to Die appeared first on The Nation.

Ai Weiwei on Refugees: They Are Part of Us

Start Making Sense, Jon Wiener Plus: David Dayen on JPMorgan Chase and Amy Wilentz on Ivanka, Jared, and Don Jr. The post Ai Weiwei on Refugees: They Are Part of Us appeared first on The Nation.

Harvey Weinstein, Hollywood Predator

Calvin Trillin The post Harvey Weinstein, Hollywood Predator appeared first on The Nation.

Letters From the October 30, 2017, Issue

Our Readers Thoughts on What Happened… Down with epistocracy… BLM articles matter… In Manning veritas… English lessons… The post Letters From the October 30, 2017, Issue appeared first on The Nation.

Trump Pollution

Dylan Vermuel Toxic Emissions on the Rise. The post Trump Pollution appeared first on The Nation.

International Territory

Atossa Araxia Abrahamian Three new books map the ambiguities of the UN's extraterritorial status. The post International Territory appeared first on The Nation.

Arthur Schlesinger, Power Historian

David Marcus What was Schlesinger's vital center'?  The post Arthur Schlesinger, Power Historian appeared first on The Nation.