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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.

The Great Dissenter would have had a lot to say about the current Supreme Court--and none of it good.

There probably wasn't a more recognized woman in the
world in part because she reminded us what human beings are supposed to be.

Should his former membership in the Ku Klux Klan disqualify
this Supreme Court nominee?

He has a plan for establishing a dictatorship of the
proletariat, but how does the proletariat feel about it?

The head of RCA says freedom of the airwaves must be maintained.

Everyone is fussing about the departure of Walter Cronkite from the CBS Evening News--everyone that is except Cronkite.

An editorial says Walter Cronkite doesn't really tell it as it is.

Blogs

A journey inside the famous Scriptorium of founding OED editor James A.H. Murray.

February 1, 2015

The Nation argued against the development of the hydrogen bomb in terms that apply to Edward Snowden’s revelations about the surveillance state today.

January 31, 2015

“A new deal is needed in the world,” The Nation said, but FDR was not the man to deliver it.

January 30, 2015

The Nation was the first American publication to write about Gandhi, back in 1897. Here’s what we said.

January 30, 2015

Stanley Kubrick “has taken a whole complex of America’s basic assumptions by the shoulders and given them a rough shaking,” The Nation’s Robert Hatch wrote.

January 29, 2015

What do you get when fall in love… with lucrative corporate boondoggles?

January 28, 2015

The headline of Frank Donner’s open letter to the committee is probably the best The Nation has ever run.

January 27, 2015

Yes, The Almanac covered the Clinton impeachment trial back on January 7. But the rules are the rules: seventeen years ago today, Bill Clinton looked America in the eyes and lied.

January 26, 2015

A profile of Bell in The Nation that year reported that the Scot spoke with a "rattling burr that adds piquancy to whatever he says."

January 25, 2015

Not the Winston Churchill who once served on The Nation's editorial board.

January 24, 2015