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The Nation is America's oldest weekly news magazine, and one of the most widely read magazines in the world for politics, news and culture.


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Whenever a small force of Americans undertakes an expedition, the woods and hills become alive with enemies.

To get the story you must pay the price.

Looking forward to a social order without any external restraints upon the individual.

There is no best country to write in. There is only the old world and the new.

Communists are intolerant and ruthless, often unscrupulous, but they are also zealous, brave, and willing to put up with hardship and abuse.

The atomic bomb represents a revolution in science. It calls for a comparable revolution in our thinking.

Nation writers on the Hollywood blacklist, Fiddler on the Roof and US hostility to revolutionary Cuba.

Vietnam is a unique case—culturally, historically and politically. I hope that the United States will not repeat its Vietnam blunders elsewhere.

Nation writers on late 1980s New York, Jesse Jackson's presidential campaign, gay rights, Rupert Murdoch's ambitions and the case for federal funding of the arts.


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Our Feminist Roundup offers a weekly recap of feminist news and commentary.
Congratulations to the Roosevelt Institute and kudos to its new Pipeline group of Fellows who will join the Roosevelt Institute's Four...
Election 2012 should put forever to rest the old saw that young people are politically apathetic.
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Our Feminist Roundup offers a weekly recap of feminist news and commentary.
A fourth-grade class creatively calls on their elders to vote.