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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.

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News and Features

Of all the panicked and irrational reactions to Ebola, the outrageous treatment of volunteers like Kaci Hickox and Ryan Boyko is the most dangerous.

While the Obama administration used cancer metaphors to sell a war, it ignored the spread of a real disease.

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. 

Blogs

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Jesse Helms' death on July 4 was read by many as the last gasp of a no longer breed of conservatism--the explicit defense of Jim Crow, the...
If you haven't already, check out my colleague Betsy Reed's compelling account of how Hillary Clinton's campaign has deployed the racist...
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I won't attempt a grand summary of the late William F. Buckley's legacy. The man was undeniably one of the great political forces of the...