Quantcast

May 11, 2015 | The Nation

In the Magazine

May 11, 2015

Cover:

Browse Selections From Recent Years

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

Letters

Abortion fund activists respond to Katha Pollitt’s opposition to gender-neutral language.

Editorials

Candidates have been frantically competing for the loyalty of a handful of donors.

Local advocates are poised to win a campaign for justice that’s broader than individual civil suits can offer.

To understand the cheating scandal, look to flawed education policy.

Awards season.

How Ai-jen Poo’s radical vision for caregiving could remake our economy along more humane lines.

Articles

Unpredictable days, part-time work, and digital scheduling—welcome to the new battle over the clock.

The collapse of his party’s Scottish heartland means an uphill fight for the Labour leader.

Since age 12, Cadeem Gibbs has struggled to reconcile his desire to learn with his incarceration.

Books & the Arts

Book

Hilary Mantel and Penelope Fitzgerald have saved historical fiction from a middlebrow wasteland.

Book

In Eric Foner’s Gateway to Freedom, the Underground Railroad is a network of dignity and defiance.

Film

Clouds of Sils Maria is prolonged debate about the passage of time and the ceaseless rivalry of generations.

Book

“There is no such thing as not voting” is the faith that Darryl Pinckney grew up in.