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Climate scientist James Hansen's new book, Storms of My Grandchildren, looks at what's necessary to stop global warming.

Seven years after the shootings of Fred Hampton and Mark Clark by the Chicago police, a civil suit reveals the sordid details behind the assassination.

The government's campaign to get Fred Hampton began long before it finally succeeded in killing him.

When the Nazis began to impose their will on Denmark, the Danes showed one of of their own.

The Defense Department's own account of the Vietnam War holds the clues to our defeat.

Who was to blame for Clifford Irving's fake Howard Hughes autobiography? Irving, for sure, but don't forget the publishing industry.

Thomas Chatterton was the balloon boy of eighteenth-century British literary circles.

Israel may have won the war in 1967, but it was still looking for
recognition.

The Nation's editor Freda Kirchwey travels to Israel and sends back an eyewitness report of the young country's struggles to survive.

Blogs

The substance and tone of Nation articles on Marxism have tended to shift with the larger political, cultural and economic tides.

April 18, 2014

The struggle for genuine reform is in the noblest traditions of this magazine.

April 5, 2014

As he once wrote of history itself, Jonathan was “no respecter of conventional wisdom.”

March 29, 2014

Vergara’s ambivalent feelings about gentrifying Harlem stem from a recognition of just how far the neighborhood had fallen in previous years.

March 22, 2014

Iraqis continue to suffer, as much as ever, the fallout from this country’s callous lies and avoidable mistakes.

March 15, 2014

The quivering throngs of teen-aged girls, The Nation’s reviewer wrote, said much more about the susceptibility of Americans to fashionable trends than it did about the talent or novelty of the group itself.

March 8, 2014

The underlying philosophy of the National Front remains almost exactly the same as it was under Jean-Marie Le Pen.

March 1, 2014

It was clear then, as it is now, that "free-trade" agreements are disasters for workers and the environment.

February 15, 2014

It’s worth recalling that on the issue of immigration, as on much else, there is little new under the sun.

February 8, 2014

In February 1914, an editorial warned against allowing a small, privileged driving minority to jeopardize the lives of everyone else.

February 1, 2014