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August 6, 2015
Jon Stewart Showed Us He Could Grow—and America Could, Too
He’s spewed false equivalencies, he told Wyatt Cenac to “fuck off” for questioning him on race, but the almost-former host of
The Daily Show
has shown he can learn.
July 28, 2015
Why I’m Going to Miss Jon Stewart
And how will we watch the GOP debates without him?
Katrina vanden Heuvel
July 6, 2015
July 6, 1865: The First Issue of ‘The Nation’ Is Published
he week has been singularly barren of exciting events.”
July 6, 2015
What Would Our Founder, Frederick Law Olmsted, Think of TheNation.com?
Olmsted’s original mission statement for
ridiculed daily newspapers in language that applies to much Internet journalism today.
July 2, 2015
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.
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June 19, 2015
New Documentary Series Calls Out the Militarization of US Society
The theme of alternative foreign policy and national security possibilities is what animates an ambitious new project from our friends at Brave New Films.
June 18, 2015
June 18, 1989: I.F. Stone Dies
“He combined the meat-and-potatoes moxie of a police reporter, the instinct for precision of a scholar, the question-phrasing skill of a Socrates...and the political philosophy of an anarchist.”
June 17, 2015
June 17, 1972: The Watergate Scandal Begins, as Nixon Campaign Associates Are Caught Breaking Into Democratic Headquarters
“Whatever the motive for the ‘breaking and entering,’ it was not burglary, third rate or otherwise.”
June 16, 2015
Is Gawker’s Unionization a Sign That Creative Workers Are Finally Realizing Their Worth?
Can web publishing’s freewheeling structure shake up received wisdom about wielding collective labor power?
May 19, 2015
Neo-McCarthyism and the US Media
The crusade to ban Russia policy critics