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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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How you can help us pay tribute to the dearly departed who have made significant contributions to bettering our world.

In a new video series from The Nation and On The Earth Productions, leading environmental thinkers Bill McKibben, Noam Chomsky, Nicole Foss, Richard Heinberg and more weigh in on the earth's quickly-depleting oil supply.

This session, the Senate has a chance to fix the filibuster—a reform we've been championing for years. Read our coverage by Christopher Hayes, Thomas Geoghegan, Senator Tom Harkin and William Greider.

Julian Assange is our readers' choice, followed by Sen. Bernie Sanders and Bradley Manning. Read why and see who else got votes.

Who should be The Nation readers' choice for person of the year, and why?

In his new book, Cohen tells the all-but unknown story of the nearly 6 million inmates who survived the often murderous brutality of Stalin's Gulag.

Our new weekly poll seemed to be resonating with our site users incensed with the midterm results so we put the question to The Nation's Twitter followers:  "How do you feel about the sweeping GOP midterm gains?"

Results, reactions, and analysis from Nation editors live throughout the night.

Did you have an observation at the polls today that you'd like to share? A story about something you heard or witnessed? A voting experience you think we should know about? Share your election day stories with The Nation.

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Every week, Nation interns try to cut through the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should...
Democracy Now! interviews the founders of the Occupy Student Debt Campaign" Pledge of Refusal.
Tonight, Chris Hedges will leave unoccupied the room booked for him at the faculty club by Harvard University.
Every week, Nation interns try to cut through the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they...
Jacob Tobia, a Duke sophomore, talks about some of the issues Occupy Duke protesters are working on since they began their encampment four...
Every week, Nation interns try to cut through the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they...
The nation’s largest student-run political action committee just announced its first Congressional endorsements of the volatile...
Every week, Nation interns try to cut through the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they...