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The oil baron is one slippery businessman.

Amid the carnage of Okinawa, America also lost its greatest reporter.

The brilliant British philosopher and activist offers his views on Indian independence.

You want a good sex scandal? This one from the nineteenth century had it all--and more.

The Drifter remembers the great inventor.

Has The Nation ever had a more unlikely
correspondent?

The "general" whose "army" made a powerful stand for
America's unemployed in the country's first-ever march on Washington.

A farewell "Yippie!" from his friends.

The brilliant attorney was the original secretary of
defense.

Here's one example of what can happen when women are freed from their corsets.

Blogs

The hateful commentary about the soldier’s return is motivated by fear of what his so-called desertion reveals.

June 5, 2014

There is no avoiding the inherently alienating consequences of trying to earn a living through the production of words.

May 30, 2014

‘Wide and luminous’ or ‘grid-locked and addled on speed’?

May 22, 2014

Anniversaries of the decision are opportunities to reflect on how much has been promised, how much delivered, how much still owed.

May 14, 2014

For seventy-five years, industry has tried to paint organized workers as "red agitators."

May 1, 2014

The most important day to advocate for the Earth is not April 22nd, but April 23rd.

April 23, 2014

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