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  1. ' and SITU Research Present: Where the Bodies Are BuriedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Nation

    New York, NY-June 21, 2016- The Nation , America's leading weekly magazine of progressive politics and culture, and SITU Research , an interdisciplinary studio uniting design and human rights, today launched " Where the Bodies Are Buried ," an interactive online platform that presents detailed evidence of war crimes allegedly committed by the US military in Afghanistan. Based on Matthieu Aikins's award-winning 2013 investigation into the deaths of 10 Afghan civilians in the area surrounding a US Special Forces base, the new project throws all available evidence into sharp relief and allows the public to examine the case.


  2. What to Read This Summer: Part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | The Nation

    A boy reads a book as he exits the 82nd St. station of New York's No. 7 subway line in the Jackson Heights, Queens.


  3. There Goes the Neighborhood, Episode 7: When You Go to School With GentrifiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | The Nation

    On this week's episode, we take a walk in the Brooklyn, New York, neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant with 14-year-old Corrine Bobb-Semple. She's grown up here, and for the last few years she's been reconciling the changes in her neighborhood with her experiences at St. Ann's, the elite prep school in Brooklyn Heights where she is surrounded by students whose families are part of the gentrification process.


  4. Bernie and Hillary, on the Stump in the Multiracial CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | The Nation

    Bernie Sanders, the Brooklyn son, and Hillary Clinton, the former New York senator, brought their campaigns to New York City over the weekend. As polls show Sanders making gains on Clinton's sizable lead in New York, and with a whopping 291 delegates at stake, the two candidates were campaigning intensely ahead of the April 19 primary.


  5. Meet The Democratic Socialist Who's Running for New York State SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | The Nation

    Debbie Medina has lived her entire life south of Grand St. in the Southside of Williamsburg, a historically Puerto Rican neighborhood in Brooklyn. The office of Southside United HFDC, better known as Los Sures, where Medina has worked as a housing organizer for thirty years, is on South 5th, eight blocks away.


  6. How to Manufacture a Real Estate BoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | The Nation

    The South Bronx's housing stock was decimated in the 70s, its residents left to fend for themselves. Now, real estate developers have the area in their sites.


  7. Why Are Some Asians Still Supporting the Cop Who Shot Akai Gurley?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | The Nation

    It's hard to explain the depth of filial piety in Asian communities, but it's impossible to understand support for Liang without it. Protesters attend a rally in Brooklyn, New York on Saturday, February 20, 2016, in support of a former NYPD police officer Peter Liang, who was convicted of manslaughter for the 2014 shooting death of Akai Gurley.


  8. Construction Is Dangerous WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | The Nation

    New York's skyline keeps soaring upward, but every once in a while, gravity catches up. The latest lethal crane collapse in downtown Manhattan was another sad marker of how the real-estate industry's breakneck ascent can reach devastating extremes.


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    Dec 17, 2015 | The Nation

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  10. American Radicalism Can't Be Confined Within US BordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | The Nation

    In characteristically well-reasoned and pointed argument, Eric Foner recently chided presidential candidate Bernie Sanders for invoking European examples in making the case for "democratic socialism." "Next time," Foner suggested in The Nation 's November 16 issue , "forget about Denmark and talk about Paine, Douglass, FDR, and Debs as forebears of a movement that can make the United States a fairer, more equal, more just society."


  11. Thanksgiving Is Almost Here, and Over a Million New Yorkers Might Go HungryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | The Nation

    The latest statistics on hunger in the city tells the proverbial Tale of Two Cities as a Tale of Two Pantries. A photograph from the "Portraits of Hunger in NYC" exhibition features four-year-old Brandon, whose family makes a four-mile round trip to collect food at two Queens food pantries.


  12. White House Turns Toward Women and Girls of Color With New $118 Million InitiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | The Nation

    On Friday, the White House announced its involvement with a new initiative to support the lives of women and girls of color. The phrase "My Brother's Keeper" wasn't uttered once throughout day by those who spoke as part of the daylong launch, but Friday's announcement was a victory for the many who have critiqued the president's initiative targeting men and boys of color since it was announced in February of last year.


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    Oct 31, 2015 | The Nation

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  14. It's an Old Trope, but How Well Does the Factory Model Explain Pop Music?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | The Nation

    Among the oldest and most enduring criticisms of American popular music is the charge that it is nothing more than an industrial product, made for profit and designed for mass production and consumption, rather than a work of personal expression. In other words, pop songs are merely commercial goods, not art-or so the argument goes.


  15. How Two Peace Activists Wound Up on the Government's No-Fly ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | The Nation

    It was August 2002. My partner Jan Adams and I were just beginning our annual pilgrimage to Massachusetts to visit my father and stepmother.


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