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A more convivial, expansive and life-affirming future is with us now—and the movies can help take us there.

Corporations are not people, money is not speech, and votes must matter more than billionaires’ dollars.

Looking forward to a social order without any external restraints upon the individual.

American parents should keep their sons out of the game.

The dragging down of the mighty has been not unpleasing sport in all ages.

There is no best country to write in. There is only the old world and the new.

Langston Hughes, by Winold Reiss

The Black artist still must confront the choice between being a messenger about the community and being a pure maker of artistic product.

It would be intolerable to belong to a society which denied the freedom of expression.

An eloquent portrait of underground life among the undocumented and the damned of the earth.

Blogs

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

April 24, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 4/21/15?

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

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 3/22/15?

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