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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.


News and Features

The Shirley Sherrod saga reveals just how entrenched the myth of reverse racism is.

Does the kaleidoscope of Tea Party kookiness add up to anything?

How Glenn Beck & Co. trumped up a vast left-wing conspiracy: the "Cloward-Piven strategy."

With enemies like Sarah Palin, who needs friends?

Since Obama traced his dazzling arc to the presidency, his stance on gay rights has become murkier, and more Clintonian.

If Rick Warren, Barack Obama and the gay community can find common ground, it'll be on civil, not religious, grounds. So let's separate church and state.

With bald lies and racial pandering, an anti-gay marriage intiative succeeds in California.

The GOP's machinery of hate has taken on a life of its own.


What conservatives don’t get about gays, blacks, Donna Summer, disco and the shared politics and culture of liberation.
While President Obama’s announcement is a welcome change, it stops short in significant ways of what’s really needed.
Joe Biden’s confusing statement ratchets up speculation that Obama will evolve into a full supporter of same-sex marriage. What...
Before one became a hate-monger and the other became his victim, both young men were groping towards adulthood.
It's people-powered, no-tech, lo-fi and astonishingly slow. But the human microphone, an adaptation to New York's laws against amplified...
His time of death was 11:08 pm. Let us all think hard now about the causes.
Despite President Ahmadinejad's claim that the hikers will be freed shortly, the Iranian judiciary is balking.
President Ahmadinejad tells NBC that he’ll pardon the hikers, freeing them in two days. I’m cautiously optimistic.