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D.D. Guttenplan

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D.D. Guttenplan

D.D. Guttenplan

D.D. Guttenplan, who writes from The Nation's London bureau, is the author of American Radical: The Life and Times of I.F. Stone (Farrar, Straus and Giroux).

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Fed up with Thatcherite and New Labour politics, Scots have grown farther apart from their southern neighbors.

The career of Hunter Pitts O’Dell is a crucial episode in the hidden history of American radicalism. 

Like a lot of red revolutionaries, Abraham Cahan ended up to the right of where he began.

Fiorello La Guardia also took office in a time of crisis—and he was open to new ideas and bold reforms.

Jon Cruddas, who’s now leading a comprehensive policy review, says he wants to renew the party’s roots in English radicalism.

British investigations reveal the shocking extent of his shady tactics. Can we really believe he hasn’t used the same methods here?

Novick, a first-class mensch, will be remembered for his pioneering scholarship, intellectual courage, and a witty, astringent writing style that could turn the most forbidding of subjects into a pleasure to read.

Will widespread shareholder discontent put a chink in Rupert Murdoch's armor?

Ed Miliband has began to nudge his party in a new direction—a left populism that just might challenge Britain’s real rulers, in corporate boardrooms and in Parliament.

As stunning revelations break daily in the hacking scandal, Rupert and James Murdoch withdraw News Corporation’s bid for BSkyB. But the inquiry into Murdoch’s para-corporation shouldn’t end here.

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