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GUGGENHEIM FOR GRACE: Grace Schulman, Nation poetry editor for the past thirty-two years, won a Guggenheim Fellowship to support work on a new book of poems.

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Among the approximately 150,000 people who took to the streets of New York on March 20 to protest the US occupation of Iraq were six Nation interns.

We're happy to welcome to the masthead two contributing writers whose beats will include media, politics and in particular ideas and intellectual debates.

Three states (Alaska, Arizona and Hawaii) and 219 cities, towns and counties have passed anti-Patriot Act resolutions, ordinances or ballot initiatives. Hundreds more are in progress.

One of the nation's finest historians, Studs Terkel has told the story of twentieth-century America through the voices of ordinary people.

Nation interns march in New York City and Washington, DC.

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The most pained look of the State of the Union night came from Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice midway through President Bush's address...
For the first time in the 220-year history of the Republic, the appearance of President before a joint session of Congress was announced...
So there are a bunch of proposals in the House and Senate aimed at using Congressional authority to stop Bush's escalation. Some, like the...
State of the what? Let's see, 28%, 31%, 33%, 35%. That pretty much sums up the State of the President -- or, at least, of his ever more...
Coming into his sixth State of the Union address, Bush is politically weaker than ever before, and the cause is clear: Iraq. The most...
Barack Obama -- born in 1961, therefore, by many calculations, a Baby Boomer -- is positioning himself -- with the help of pundits like...
Shouldn't we pause to take note of the rare convergence that has unfolded in the Democrats' "early bird" contest for president? At this...
It's been a repetitive phenomenon of these last years--when fears about disaster (or further disaster, or even the farthest reaches of...