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The novelist discusses religion, history, language and the importance of moral scrutiny.

The impact of Cold War anticommunism on our national life has been so profound that we no longer recognize how much we’ve lost.

Nation writers on disaster capitalism, Blackwater, Obama, the financial bailout, austerity, Occupy Wall Street, Trayvon Martin and Charlie Hebdo.

Nation writers on sensationalist art, financial deregulation, September 11, The Sopranos, Texas, the Iraq war and reactionary conservatism.

Why not revive New Deal policies but apply them in a green and global fashion?

At the dawn of the twentieth century, there were workers who were ready to die with The Communist Manifesto. At the dawn of the twenty-first, there may be even more who are ready to live with it.

There is a racist premise underpinning the “peace process” that Arab lives aren’t worth as much as Jewish lives.

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May 22, 2015

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May 15, 2015

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May 8, 2015

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May 4, 2015

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April 24, 2015

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April 21, 2015

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson’s 10,000-word excoriation of Dr. Cornel West is highly personal. But there is a political fight thrumming beneath the surface.

April 20, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 4/9/15?

April 9, 2015

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April 3, 2015

MSNBC's Chris Hayes celebrates The Nation's 150th anniversary.

April 1, 2015