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Richard Kreitner

Richard Kreitner edits The Nation's archives blog, "Back Issues." Curious how we covered something? We’re on it: rkreitner@thenation.com. Twitter: @richardkreitner.


News and Features

Artists have become the shock troops of gentrification, even at the Chelsea Hotel.

Nick Turse’s Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam.

Lingeman’s new book looks at postwar America through the lens of film noir.

Both Lincoln and The Nation’s 1860s editors underestimated radicals’ contributions to abolitionism.

The Republican ticket’s reactionary conservation policies would sell off America’s “crown jewels.”

The reverend sat down with The Nation to talk about his humanitarian trip to Africa and poverty in America.


"About nothing does the mob forget so quickly as about war."
Reflections on the meaning of the French Revolution in the shadow of Adolf Hitler.
“Have you a city that smells worse than Akron?”
Margaret Sanger and Charlotte Perkins Gilman and John Dewey, oh my!
Early warnings of an American policy in thrall to the Israeli right.
The justices didn’t quote Christian Parenti, but they should have.