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.
Margaret Thatcher's smiling villainy sparked a generation of dissent—and neoliberal policies that live on today.
This tiny nation has been pushed off a cliff to "save" the eurozone. Reunification may be the only way to turn the island's fortunes around.
The financial crunch has broken the illusion of stability, exposing a deeper crisis of representation.
In less than two years, Athens has changed from a reasonably prosperous capital to a broken city.
The Stranger's Child traces the vanishing of same-sex love through suppression and then, paradoxically, acceptance and openness.
Returning to Athens after three months away, I found the state close to dissolution and people in despair.
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.