House GOP voted today to sue Obama for his issuance of executive orders. But Obama's issued fewer orders than all other presidents in the last 80+ years. And this Congress keeps setting new records for lowest productivity every year. What else can he do?
More children have been killed than fighters since the Israeli military Operation "Protective Edge" started on 8 July. Call on the U.S. government, to suspend arms transfers to Israel and to push for a UN arms embargo on all parties to the conflict.
Georgia Davis Powers, 91, has spent her life in the civil rights movement. She was a friend and confidante of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr... Powers wrote an op-ed ... "Don't Be Fooled By Rand Paul," in response [his] ... efforts to cultivate black voters.
A MONTH ago, Russian President Vladimir Putin appeared to be successfully executing his campaign to destabilize Ukraine. While Russian-backed insurgents consolidated a breakaway republic, weak and divided Western governments ignored their own deadlines
Groups of far-right Republicans on the Mexican-U.S. border are organizing independent vigilante patrols armed with semiautomatic rifles, in a bid to address the issue of undocumented children crossing the border.
. . . the clear consensus of science that marijuana is far less harmful to human health than most other banned drugs and is less dangerous than the highly addictive but perfectly legal substances known as alcohol and tobacco.
But two years of steadily improving relations could now be coming to a halt, as Tokyo follows the lead of the United States and the European Union and moves toward imposing sanctions on Russia over its role in Ukraine.
This newest tripe, I mean action alert by the Family Research Council has gotten me a bit angry. The organization is pushing a bill which could allow adoption agencies and foster care providers to engage in anti-gay discrimination under the guise of relig
The report by the agency's inspector general found that C.I.A. officers created a fake online identity to gain access on more than one occasion to computers used by members of the committee staff, and tried to cover their movements as they rooted around
As The Nation has warned repeatedly, the unthinkable may now be rapidly unfolding in Ukraine: not just the new Cold War already under way but an actual war between US-led NATO and Russia. The epicenter is Ukraine's eastern territory, known as the Donbass,
As part of its investigation into the false statements made by top Bush administration officials leading up to the Iraq war, the Center for Public Integrity has just released an interactive database where you can search who said what, when.