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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.

Forty-five years before Jessica Mitford's exposè of the funeral industry, Paul Blanshard found out just how expensive dying can be.

Jack Kevorkian is leading the movement to allow people to take death in their own hands.

To Kill or Not to Kill: Two experts debate the morality of euthanasia.

The Nation says that the solution to the problem of prostitution is regulation.

Irving Kristol's book reveals he's no democrat with a lowercase "d" either.

Drawing on his past as a Trotskyite, Irving Kristol states his case for capitalism--but cautiously.

Monsanto is dangerously re-engineering America's food supply.

Blogs

Authors Kevin Cooke and Dan Lehrer accurately foresaw in 1993 the debate over net neutrality we’re having today.

November 19, 2014

“Socialism is inseparable from democracy,” The Nation wrote in its 1989 editorial.

November 10, 2014

“Let us not fool ourselves in this hour of appraisal…”

November 5, 2014

Definitive assessments of Ronald Reagan and “the warrior state,” plus early looks at Bernie Sanders and Bill Clinton, and zeitgeist-defining essays on “cold war liberalism” and “the gay moment.”

October 24, 2014

A forerunner of The Guardian’s current series, “King or Queen for a Day.”

October 21, 2014

With a new film out about Webb, Kill the Messenger, we look back at Cockburn’s testament to the investigative reporter.

October 14, 2014

And a DC lawyer reflects on his essay from 1984, when Hong Kong was “full of life.”

October 7, 2014

Contemporaneous accounts of the Roosevelts ranging over seventy years.

October 2, 2014

“How can I have seemed so settled in my opinions? So smug in my attitudes?”

September 24, 2014