Eyal Press | The Nation

Eyal Press

Author Bios

Eyal Press

Eyal Press is a Nation contributing writer and the author of Absolute Convictions: My Father, a City, and the Conflict That Divided America (Picador). He is a Schwartz Fellow at the New America Foundation.


News and Features

Breaking the Silence’s Our Harsh Logic: Israeli Soldiers’ Testimonies from the Occupied Territories, 2000–2010.

Corporate whistleblowers get the silent treatment from Washington.

Why do patriotic members of an elite combat unit refuse to serve in the occupied territories?

The Sarkozy commission advanced new ways of measuring progress—but hurdles remain.

The Nation mourns the passing of Tony Judt, a historian and intellectual whose acumen, courage and range are renowned, profound and an inspiration. 

Barnett Slepian was the last abortion provider to be gunned down in America, in 1998--until George Tiller.

It's too early to say whether the murder of a Kansas abortion provider will trigger another wave of a type of violence last seen in the 1990s. It is not too early to be struck by the parallels.

The intensifying economic crisis slams the world of nonprofit organizations.

Novelist and peace advocate David Grossman examines the high cost of concealing what is unpleasant.

In the past two years, the GOP's dream of a permanent majority has become a nightmare.


As noted in my last post, some conservatives have perused the contents of the newly released torture memos and concluded that they do not,...
The ability to deny reality is hardly unique to conservatives. There are some people on the left, for example, who believe Hugo Chavez is...
I had the privilege yesterday of attending an awards ceremony in Washington DC honoring Thomas Tamm, the recipient of this year's Ridenhour...
Some weeks ago, Anthony Romero, the Executive Director of the ACLU, showed me his copy of the executive orders that Barack Obama signed in...
Dick Cheney's insistence that President Obama has made America less safe by defining waterboarding as torture and making CIA interrogators...
I spent Saturday afternoon at Citi Field, the New York Mets' newly built, 45,000-seat stadium in Flushing, Queens, and can report that it...
The must-read in this week's news magazines is Jonathan Chait's lacerating piece on Congressional Democrats in The New Republic, in...
As mentioned in an earlier post, we're hearing a lot these days about dangerous "pitchfork populists" storming the barricades, as...