Featured Work
  • The Search for BP's Oil
  • As the gulf is declared "safe," scientists look deep in the sea for evidence of lasting damage from the devastating BP oil spill.

  • Arizona is on the brink
  • Arizona is in a years-long crisis of bigotry, prejudice and extremism, as highlighted by the shooting of Gabrielle Giffords.

  • Naomi Wolf: Wrong Again on Rape
  • Naomi Wolf is wrong to argue against press anonymity for victims of rape. Anonymity is not a "victorian relic" but a way to help victims come forward in reporting attacks.

  • Empire of Bases 2.0
  • The government has literally lost count of the number of US military bases abroad. But it must tally and then radically downsize.

  • War is a Drug
  • Washington has a serious surge addiction, with all the delusions and madness that come with being addicted. A trip to rehab is long overdue.

  • WikiLeaking Covert Wars
  • The latest WikiLeaks dump has corroborated, in part, what sources recently told The Nation about covert military actions in over seventy-five countries.

  • The Case of Julian Assange
  • The response to the allegations against the WikiLeaks founder prove that when it comes to rape, the left still doesn't get it.

  • What's Holding Up The Zadroga Bill?
  • To understand the depths of shame and cynicism in the partisan stalling of health legislation for 9/11 first responders, it is only necessary to recall how eagerly Republican politicians once rushed to identify themselves with New York City's finest and bravest.

  • The Salad Bowl of Pesticides
  • A study on mothers and children exposed to pesticides in the fields of Salinas, CA, has set off alarm bells among public health officials.

  • The Great Islamophobic Crusade
  • The latest burst of anti-Muslim bigotry is not spontaneous but the fruit of an organized, long-term campaign by right-wing activists and operatives with a strong pro-Israel agenda.