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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

Mary Cheney has devoted her entire career to providing cover for lesbian-hating organizations.

How Jim McGreevey perfected the art of swimming in the mainstream.

For better or worse, there isn't always magic in marriage, but it does involve a certain alchemy.

When gays wed, all hell will break loose. If only.

The Supreme Court's sweeping June 26 ruling in Lawrence v. Texas
came almost seventeen years to the day after one of the darkest moments
in the history of the gay movement.

So it looks like Rick Santorum won't go the way of Trent Lott.

I first read Samuel Delany's Tales of Nevèrÿon during
the high-geek days of junior high.

Last year marked the "twentieth anniversary" of AIDS, a grim occasion, to say the least, that put major US newspapers in an unenviable predicament.

So if you managed to endure CBS's three-plus hours of Grammy cov erage, if you survived the sparsely attended protests from GLAAD and NOW, host Jon Stewart's lame commentary, the lip-synced perfor


A raft of establishment voices have supported the right to build an Islamic center near ground zero, but that hasn't quelled the...
Gay rights advocates will worry about Justice Kennedy's vote, and Democratic strategists will fret about collateral damage in November--but...
In the wake of Andrew Breitbart's Shirley Sherrod hoax, all too many liberals are ready to proclaim that racism is over, caving to the Tea...
Andrew Sullivan thinks Elena Kagan should be grilled about her sex life. What a bad idea.
  Free public higher education it is not. But for millions of students at the margins, it's real help.
Last Friday I wrote about the IMF's new $100 million loan to Haiti. I cited debt relief activists who told me that the new loan would be an...
Since a devastating earthquake rocked Haiti on Tuesday--killing tens of thousands of people--there's been a lot of well-intentioned chatter...
It was all a hoax, a fraud, a cynical and none too well concocted publicity stunt to bolster the Heene family's reality TV cachet. But...