Maria Margaronis writes from The Nation's London bureau. Her work has appeared in many other publications, including the Guardian, the London Review of Books, the Times Literary Supplement and Grand Street.
The country is facing a convulsion unlike anything since the fall of the dictatorship in 1974.
Remembering Ben Sonnenberg (1936–2010)—writer, publisher, boulevardier—and his quarterly, Grand Street.
No candidate for Labour Party leader has offered a challenge to the dominant view of Britain as a society living beyond its means, with the market setting the terms for what's possible.
In Tove Jansson's The True Deceiver, the uncertainties laid bare go to the heart of human relationships.
Nick Clegg has taken the Liberal Democrats into government with the Tories, serving as deputy prime minister to David Cameron, a politician he has called "the con man of British politics." Where did it all go wrong?
Letter published in the May 3, 2010, issue of The Nation.
A clash between a feminist activist and a former Guantánamo detainee divides the left.
The pressure on Papandreou's socialist government to fix the crisis by yesterday is a product of the wider recession.
Some of the best activism is happening in Britain—but in policy terms, payoff has been slight.
A new collection of C.P. Cavafy's beautiful, musical poems.