The Nation

Syndicate content
The Nation Magazine
Updated: 3 min 30 sec ago

Why Tom Brady Is Worth Defending

1 hour 31 min ago
Dave ZirinA conversation about Tom Brady and union power with the NFLPA’s George Atallah.

How Childcare Actually Causes Poverty in America

1 hour 38 min ago
Michelle ChenIf the people who prepare your lunch deserve a living wage, the people preparing our toddlers for school do too.

People Will Remember Shell Oil As a Symbol of Planet-Destroying Greed

1 hour 47 min ago
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.

Inside the Effort to Kill the Iran Deal

2 hours 41 min ago
James CardenThe rhetoric coming from Iran hawks is increasingly out of touch with public opinion.

July 31, 1965: J.K. Rowling is Born

7 hours 23 min ago
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?”

To Grexit or Not to Grexit

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 4:48pm
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.

With Bernie’s People in Vermont

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 1:27pm
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.

If the Taliban Reconquer Afghanistan, Does It Matter If Mullah Omar Died?

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:46am
Juan ColeIn all likelihood, the story of his death is being co-opted by various factions in Afghanistan for their own purposes.

The Wettest Rainforest in the United States Has Gone Up in Flames

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:19am
Subhankar BanerjeeWhen fire can eat a rainforest in a relatively cool climate, you know the Earth is beginning to burn.

How Rand Paul Could Have Profited From a Debt-Ceiling Crisis He Helped Create

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 10:29am
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

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 8:45am
Pedro NogueraBill de Blasio needs to offer more than universal pre-K—he needs to offer a vision.

So Long, E.L. Doctorow, It’s Been Good to Know Yuh

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 8:45am
Victor NavaskyYou were a friend, a supporter of The Nation, and one of America’s great novelists.

How the Rich Can Keep Their Homes, Businesses, Artwork, and Wealth Tax-Free—Forever

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 8:45am
Mike KonczalDynasty trusts enable the wealthy to control their assets even beyond the grave.

The Virtues of Difficult Fiction

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 8:45am
Joanna ScottIf novels aren’t worthy challenges, we have no reason to linger in their pages.

The Lament of John Kasich

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 8:45am
Calvin Trillin

Why Donald Trump Is Winning

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 8:45am
the EditorsNo candidate more shamelessly caters to the conservative paranoid style than “The Donald.”

Ferlinghetti in June

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 8:43am
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.”

at the estuary

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 8:37am
Tom Pickard

Elements of Style

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 8:34am
Marina HarssThe legendary Balanchine dancer Violette Verdy embodies the alchemy that turns music into meaning.

Puzzle No. 3370

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 8:27am
Joshua Kosman and Henri Picciotto