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A farsighted policy might do more to stem the Communist tide than sending a few more plane-loads of napalm.

Many small towns are “backward” in a likable way, but I have never seen one so Norman-Rockwellish.

Communists are intolerant and ruthless, often unscrupulous, but they are also zealous, brave, and willing to put up with hardship and abuse.

Marching with the American Legion during the New Deal.

We now know that workers are being attacked not because they want higher wages, not because they are Communists, but simply because they want to organize.

The current crop of students has gone far to shake the label of apathy and conformity that had stuck through the 1950s.

To destroy a forest is an act of greater seriousness than we have yet grasped. But to destroy the earth itself is to destroy the possibility of recovery.

The law is meant to be my servant and not my master, still less my torturer and my murderer.

Despite their concern to insulate themselves from the appearance of racism, Herrnstein and Murray display a perspective worthy of an Alabama filling station.

Woman as sharer and carer, woman as earth mother, woman as guardian of small rituals—these images are as old as time.

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What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 4/26/15?

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

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 4/3/15?

April 3, 2015

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

April 1, 2015

The best response to the new Daily Show host’s sexism would be to put more women in the writers’ room.

March 31, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 3/27/15?

March 27, 2015

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March 21, 2015

"Everybody thought everybody was fooling everybody. And both of us were probably right to a certain extent, everybody was fooling each of us."

March 19, 2015