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Betsy Reed

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Betsy Reed

Betsy Reed

Executive Editor

Betsy Reed is the executive editor of The Nation. She and Nation senior editor Richard Kim co-edited the New York Times bestseller Going Rouge: Sarah Palin--An American Nightmare.

She is also the editor of Unnatural Disaster: The Nation on Hurricane Katrina, a collection of the magazine's coverage of the storm and its aftermath published by Nation Books on the hurricane's one-year anniversary, and of the anthology Nothing Sacred: Women Respond to Religious Fundamentalism and Terror, published by Nation Books in 2003.


News and Features

With enemies like Sarah Palin, who needs friends?

How Hillary Clinton's campaign played the race card--and drove a wedge into the feminist movement.

For better or worse, there isn't always magic in marriage, but it does involve a certain alchemy.


In the nonsensical Palin universe, "rogue" means walking in lockstep with the Christian right.
Just recently, things were looking up for socialism. In April, a much-discussed Rasmussen poll reported that only 53 percent of Americans...
Are men opting in--at home? Maybe, but mostly because they have little choice, and they're not altogether happy about it. That was the gist...
One of the more deeply twisted--and, one would have hoped, now thoroughly discredited--right-wing storylines of the Bush era is currently...
The LA Times is calling it the "he-cession." The stark facts show that the economic crisis is hitting men particularly hard: The...
Now this is truly sick. "Canadacare May Have Killed Natasha" says the New York Post, trumpeting an article written by Cory...
In the coming months, the Obama Administration and the Senate will have the chance to right a major wrong of the Bush era: the US...