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150th Anniversary Issue
July 20-27 Issue
Cover art by: photo by Marius Bugge.
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What a Trial in Pakistan Reveals About Women Who Choose Fundamentalist Islam
Gaza’s Mental-Health Crisis and the Trauma of Permanent War
On the anniversary of the 2014 war, Gaza’s kids are still trying to recover from years’ of cascading violence.
Why Philanthropy Won’t Solve the Higher-Ed Crisis
Relying on the rich to make college affordable for poor students reinforces the system that created those inequalities in the first place.
Will Zephyr Teachout Run for Office Again?
The anti-corruption crusader says we’re in a “once-in-a-century democratic crisis” that demands new leadership.
William D. Cohan
Introducing the New TheNation.com
One hundred fifty years ago,
published its first issue. Today, we launch a new site for the next generation of readers.
The Roberts Court Tunes In to Democracy, for Once
In the marriage-equality and Obamacare rulings, the justices respected the will of the people—and our Constitution.
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If Abortion Were About Equality, Would Americans Like It Better?
It is—and that’s the problem.
Books and the Arts
The Passivity Project
In Rachel Cusk’s fiction, the self is suppressed to the point of destruction.
Patience and Fortitude
Scott Sherman’s masterful history of the fight to save the NYPL.
The 2015 Venice Biennale
Islands of meaning in a morass of incoherence.
70,000 Years of Human History in 400 Pages
Yuval Noah Harari’s
and the rise of Deep History.
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Puzzle No. 3368
Joshua Kosman and Henri Picciotto