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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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News and Features

Gary Younge pokes some major holes in America’s faith in “eternal progress,” then lays out next steps for racial justice with M Adams, Christine Neumann-Ortiz, and Mandela Barnes.

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

Since my last post bashed Republican presidential hopeful John McCain, let me indulge in a little Hillary-bashing today. If you're angry at...
Yesterday I spoke to a brilliant group of kids studying AP government at Washington's Eleanor Roosevelt High School. One student asked me...
I confess. I watch American Idol. At the end of a long Tuesday or Wednesday at The Nation, I don't reach for Le Monde Diplomatique or New...
Six months ago, The Nation published The Dictionary of Republicanisms, a guide to the Orwellian phrases the Republicans have introduced...
Wondering why Vice-President Dick Cheney recently played footsie with Kazakhstan's autocratic leader--an oil-rich president with an awful...
Let's get a couple of things straight about the immigration speech President George W. Bush unreeled Monday night from the Oval Office.His...
As George W. Bush's poll numbers plummet, influential conservatives have diagnosed the cause of his misery: he's not conservative enough....
Last week I wrote about the Los Angeles Times smart piece of investigative journalism on Kaiser Permanente's troubled kidney transplant...