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Lizzy Ratner

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Lizzy Ratner

Lizzy Ratner is a senior editor at The Nation, where she oversees the Cities Rising series. 


News and Features

Domestic workers in America are among the most economically exploited and vulnerable to abuse by their employers.

The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina has turned New Orleans into a tragic Tale of Two Cities.

Atul Gawande offers up a banal self-help manual for aspiring MDs, while Pauline Chen prescribes a dose of compassion.

How a prospective biochemist became a muckraker and champion of media reform

The hard lessons of Guantánamo have yet to be learned, while many of the old mistakes are being repeated.


In this second round, Eric Alterman and Lizzy Ratner respond to arguments for and against BDS.