Responses to Eric Alterman's "Kabuki Democracy," featuring Michael Kazin, Barbara Ehrenreich, Norman Ornstein, Salim Muwakkil, Theda Skocpol and Chris Bowers.
We thought it might be useful to ask people to single out one political video on YouTube that they wish more people would watch.
In a speech to the Urban League this morning, the president says he's creating a culture of accountability, not attacking teachers. But what kind of reform do we really need? The Nation's special issue on education presents an alternative vision for transforming our schools.
An eclectic summer reading list drawn from the suggestions of Nation readers.
Find out what Nation writers are reading and tell us what you're reading yourself.
For this year's Fourth of July, we asked Nation readers what "patriotism" means to them and how progressives can express love for one's country while forthrightly combating its defects. Here are some of the many thoughtful reponses we received.
The Nation asks our readers: What do you value in the traditions of your country? Tell us what patriotism means to you.
Should The Nation's editorial about the IDF attack on the Gaza relief flotilla have condemned Hamas?
Spring laurels for The Nation, plus Peter Weiss on Rhonda Copeland, and John Nichols on David Obey.
We're trying to survey all the many good ideas being tried outside the range of the Beltway pundits. So tell us about any local, state or municipal initiative in your area that you're excited about and think is worth emulating nationally.