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Richard Kim

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Richard Kim

Richard Kim

Executive Editor

Richard Kim is the executive editor of TheNation.com. He is co-editor, with Betsy Reed, of the New York Times bestselling anthology Going Rouge: Sarah Palin, An American Nightmare. Kim has appeared on MSNBC's All In with Chris HayesUp with Chris Hayes/Steve KornackiMelissa Harris-Perry, CNN, NPR, Al Jazeera, Democracy Now! and other media outlets. He has taught at New York University and Skidmore College. Follow him on Twitter @richardkimnyc.

Articles

News and Features

Why we avoid talking about the one thing that might stop the next bloodbath

The “botched” execution of Clayton Lockett should shatter the illusion that lethal injection is neither cruel nor unusual.

If it’s all about handing out gold stars or scarlet letters to CEOs and celebrities, then I’ll pass.

After the defeat of Arizona's SB 1062, the religious right nurses its persecution complex.

A new book raises the question: Are Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld racists—or just equal opportunity trolls?

With Duck Dynasty, A&E has a golden opportunity to get real.

The problems with the Affordable Care Act stem from government being too small and weak, not too big and powerful.

He’s a fraud and a wacko bird, but at least the Texas senator has the courage of his convictions. 

It’s hard to imagine a Democrat of national stature more ill-equipped to speak to the populist mood than HRC.

Supporters of mayoral candidate Christine Quinn trumpet the historic nature of her candidacy, but her record is nothing to be proud of. 

Blogs

February has been a very queer month for the US military. Early this month, the Defense Department admitted (in a letter to the Senate...
A friend of mine from South Carolina sent me the most astonishing article on his home state from yesterday's USA Today. Reporter Ron...
Larry Summers resigned. Alan Dershowitz called it an "academic coup d'etat" engineered by the "radical, hard-left element...
For Bill Clinton it was a stain on a blue GAP dress; might Cheney's Waterloo be an errant spray of birdshot? The way the normally dormant...
Christine's last post on the American Family Association's successful scuttling of "anti-Christian" television programming makes...
Though it has only been two years since it made its live debut on national television, Janet Jackson's right nipple has already left an...
The left-liberal blogosphere has been in hyper-drive critiquing Bush's SOTU address since last night. As I'm teaching a class on US empire...
I'm surprised the shrews at the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation haven't come out with a press release denouncing the Screen...