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Greg Kaufmann, poverty correspondent for The Nation, says the poor in America are demonized to justify huge cuts in crucial programs for low-income Americans. Read more...
<em>The Nation</em> editor Katrina Vanden Heuvel on Sunday said that Republicans were succeeding at using "weapons of mass distraction" to obstruct President Barack Obama's second term agenda. Read more...
On his Pressing Issues blog, journalist Greg Mitchell wrote that The Washington Post killed a piece about media failures in covering the Iraq War... Read more...
We've always believed Fix the Debt was nothing more than Astroturf. The Nation's special issue digs into the backers and their motives. Read more...
From this Saturday's Up With Chris Hayes, panel member and Hayes' fellow contributor at The Nation brought up a topic at the end of the show that we unfortunately don't hear too often on MSNBC, which is the fact that the "Fix the Debt" campaign is not really interested in "fixing" anything. They're funded by a bunch of billionaires that are pushing for austerity measures and who are really just interested in lowering their taxes. Read more...

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It doesn't take much to raise the outrage I felt over Jerry Sandusky's abuse of young boys while the Penn State football gang looked the other way, but at least there's comfort in justice. Unfortunately, too many victims become victims twice Read more...
Ever since the most recent shooting massacres, we've been subjected to wingnut pundits of every degree preaching how there were no gun laws that could have avoided them. Now The Nation's George Zornick looks at testimony from the trial of Aurora Read more...
Video and transcript via BillMoyers.com. The Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel and Jamie Raskin, constitutional law professor and Maryland state senator, join Bill to discuss how the uncontested power of the Supreme Court is changing our Read more...
Amidst a series of recent scandals that have rocked the global banking system, journalist Chris Hayes joins Amy Goodman of DemocracyNow! to discuss his new book, "Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy." The book examines how Read more...
From Democracy Now -- Thought Control: Right-Wing Koch Brothers Caught Telling Thousands of Employees How to Vote: The Nation magazine has revealed that Koch Industries sent a letter to most of its 50,000 employees on the eve of the November Read more...