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The coal economy amounts to a major stumbling block for Appalachia, home to some of America's poorest communities.
Even as Obama admits there's no military solution in Iraq, the Pentagon is pouring more U.S. troops and weapons into its floundering war on the Islamic State.
In the world’s most incarcerated country, some high-profile sex offenders walk free.
As a millennial, I take the push to ditch the estate tax personally.
Scott Sklar fights for independence from fossil fuels by being whimsical and wonky.
Hardliners want to use North Korea as a hammer to destroy the nuclear agreement with Iran. They'd better start looking for a more effective instrument.
As President Obama twists arms to pass “fast track,” a look back at the Democrats who helped Clinton win the bloody trade battle of 1993.
A new special issue of The Nation brings an inequality frame to our current cyber world.
Phyllis Bennis argues that collateral damage from military strikes and corrupt governance are only strengthening the Islamic State
We have taxes on the labor we do and another set of taxes on wealth.