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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.

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.

Blogs

"In time much is sure to be written of Franz Kafka, for he is inevitably sure of a place...among the foremost writers of our time."

June 3, 2015

It is worth pausing to consider how far things have moved since the Snowden revelations.

June 2, 2015

"America is a reckless squanderer where small racial units are concerned, and the cause of any Indian race seems a priori a lost cause."

June 2, 2015

“Perhaps the best thing about it all is that Miss Keller has come through to middle age a liberal in spirit. The injustices of our society weigh heavily upon her.”

June 1, 2015

In a twist worthy of le Carré, Deep Throat was assigned the mission of unearthing—and stopping—Deep Throat.

May 31, 2015

"Like the Jews of Harlem or the Asians of East Africa or the Chinese of Southeast Asia, the Ibos were the prominent outsiders in the economic life of the dominant population and, like the others, they were hated."

May 30, 2015

"The bonus march must be considered simply a minor manifestation of the unrest spreading through the country."

May 29, 2015

“Politically, the Africans are becoming more conscious of their own rights and wrongs. They are not wholly ignorant of the fact that world opinion is on their side.”

May 28, 2015

"It may well be that she has made a real contribution to our salvation."

May 27, 2015