The Nation Magazine
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Dave ZirinA conversation about Tom Brady and union power with the NFLPA’s George Atallah.
Michelle ChenIf the people who prepare your lunch deserve a living wage, the people preparing our toddlers for school do too.
Bill McKibbenOn the day the heat index in an Iranian city broke world records, Shell Oil moved forward with its plan to drill in the Arctic.
James CardenThe rhetoric coming from Iran hawks is increasingly out of touch with public opinion.
Richard Kreitner“As the rest of the wizarding world teeters on the brink of catastrophe, what Harry really wants to know is: Did Dumbledore love me or what?”
Lisa DugganAmid accusations of “capitulation” and “left extremism,” panelists at the Democracy Rising conference heatedly debated what it would mean for Greece to stay in—or leave—the eurozone.
D.D. GuttenplanThere’s a strong sense here that with Sanders, what you see is what you get—and that’s resonating with voters elsewhere, too.
Juan ColeIn all likelihood, the story of his death is being co-opted by various factions in Afghanistan for their own purposes.
Subhankar BanerjeeWhen fire can eat a rainforest in a relatively cool climate, you know the Earth is beginning to burn.
Scott KeyesAt the height of the debt-ceiling debate, the senator failed to disclose his financial interest in a US default.
New York’s Education ‘Reform’ Movement Keeps Racking Up Victories; Here’s How the Mayor Can Fight Back
Pedro NogueraBill de Blasio needs to offer more than universal pre-K—he needs to offer a vision.
Victor NavaskyYou were a friend, a supporter of The Nation, and one of America’s great novelists.
Mike KonczalDynasty trusts enable the wealthy to control their assets even beyond the grave.
Joanna ScottIf novels aren’t worthy challenges, we have no reason to linger in their pages.
the EditorsNo candidate more shamelessly caters to the conservative paranoid style than “The Donald.”
Lawrence FerlinghettiWriting Across the Landscape collects the poet’s travel diaries—which, he says, “may pass as news stories filed by a reporter from Outer Space.”
Marina HarssThe legendary Balanchine dancer Violette Verdy embodies the alchemy that turns music into meaning.
Joshua Kosman and Henri Picciotto