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Mopping up BP's current crisis and guarding against future environmental incidents will take more momentum than a speech, a meeting or a few hearings can deliver.

Our new site offers readers a vastly improved experience. Here are the changes you should know about.

TheNation.com has relaunched! Web editor Emily Douglas walks you through the new features. Learn how to make the best use of the new site!

Moyers's most significant legacy is that he treated his audience as adult citizens of a republic.

The journal's sustained critique of neoliberalism remains indispensable.

John Nichols and Bob McChesney explain why the government should provide subsidies for media outlets.

This week, Nation editor and publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel reflects on the role of independent media in turbulent political waters.

A spirited daily paper is the last remaining defender of Israel's tradition of dissent.

The music industry lives in fear of downloadable media, but artists
have the vision to re-engineer our collective psyche.

Blogs

The billionaire media entrepreneur responds to criticisms that his former company helped block donations to WikiLeaks.

December 4, 2013

The journalist hits back on allegations that his new venture with Pierre Omidyar has “privatized” NSA leaks.

December 2, 2013

The leaked Trans-Pacific Partnership text privileges corporations over consumers in intellectual property.

November 13, 2013

The outspoken civil liberties journalist and longtime New York Times editor outlined the changing face of journalism in a wide-ranging debate yesterday.

October 29, 2013

A new case of lax punishment of sexual assault has arisen in Maryville, Missouri, drawing comparisons to Steubenville.

October 15, 2013

The news-leaking website, in possession of a leaked script, offers rebuttals to the film that dramatizes Julian Assange's relationship with former colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg. 

September 22, 2013

Eric on Jeff Bezos; and Reed on why you should be reading McClatchy.

August 15, 2013

A multimedia artist, teacher and activist talks about the impact of hop-hop culture on young people from New York to Beijing.

February 25, 2013

Show your support for The Nation Builders—and for this journalism—by making a year-end contribution today—so we can cover the critical stories of the coming year.

December 28, 2012