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From World War I to Vietnam, from the red scare to McCarthyism, The Nation stood firm for civil liberties and civil rights, even when that meant being banned—or standing alone.
Founded by abolitionists to finish the job of Emancipation in 1865, The Nation became a moribund defender of the status quo. But its firm anti-imperialism, and one crusading editor, brought it back to life.
On reverence, rebellion and other alternatives to social suicide.
On a Nation cruise, the maritime adventure I usually refer to as “Lefties at Sea,” I used to take it for granted that some of the guests were troubled by my presence.
The impact of Cold War anticommunism on our national life has been so profound that we no longer recognize how much we’ve lost.
If nominated, I will run. If elected, I will serve.
Rather than sizzle or suffocate, let us get on with imagining a new America.