Will Biden Keep His Word and Pardon Federal Cannabis Offenders?

Will Biden Keep His Word and Pardon Federal Cannabis Offenders?

Daniel Muessig, a former Pittsburgh attorney, is to be sentenced to five years in prison for selling marijuana. In this still from an ad for his former law firm, he insists that “laws are arbitrary.” (Grustle Merch on YouTube) Subscribe to something The nation Subscribe now for only $2 a month! Thank you for signing … Read more

Kathy Hochul Is About to Break Ranks With Progressives

Kathy Hochul Is About to Break Ranks With Progressives

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul speaks after taking her ceremonial oath of office at the New York State Capitol in Albany, New York. gov. Hochul was sworn in today as New York State’s 57th Governor, making her New York’s first female governor. (Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images) Subscribe to the nation Subscribe now for as little … Read more

Abolish the Debt Sentence

Abolish the Debt Sentence

A sign advertises services for bail bonds near the Brooklyn Detention Complex in Brooklyn, N.Y. (Robert Nickelsberg / Getty Images) This story was produced for StudentNation, a program of the Nation Fund for Independent Journalism, which is dedicated to highlighting the best of student journalism. For more Student Nation, check out our archive or learn … Read more