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The Nation

Magazine

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.

Articles

News and Features

The death of Freddie Gray in police custody has sparked outrage over the conduct of the Baltimore Police Department.

From the campaign to conserve hunting lands in the 19th century to the movement for climate justice in the 21st, The Nation has been a leading proponent of the idea that our success as a society can be judged in part by how we relate to the Earth we’ve inherited.

The feminist movement surges into public consciousness, but backlash to basic freedoms never goes away.

The radical intellectual joined The Nation’s John Nichols to discuss the political debates that have motivated his life’s work.

Such sayings as, “The less government you have, the better,” were adopted as incontrovertible maxims.

Just as soon as one "boss" is evicted, another rises to take his place.

Blogs

At least Bill Frist will have something to fall back on when that presidential run doesn't pan out: operating on gorillas. Just look at...
This week Wal-Mart announced a gift of half a million dollars to help protect 28,000 acres of forest in Idaho and Washington, as part of...
Note to Alberto Gonzales: there is a reason it's the FIRST Amendment. Nevertheless, on Sunday the attorney general played the ever-reliable...
Today's New York Times features a scary full page ad. The bold type headline, over large photos of Reverends Falwell and Robertson and...
Joe Lieberman's year just keeps getting worse. After he emerged as just about the only member of Congress -- Democrat or Republican -- who...
If John McCain becomes President, his current chief of staff, Mark Salter, will be one of the most important figures in the new White House...
You Heard It Here First This morning on WNYC, host Brian Lehrer and guest Charles Fishman, author of The Wal-Mart Effect, were chatting...
John McCain is renowned for his supposedly thick skin and deft handling of adversity. Who knew a 21-year-old student singer from Nutley,...