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He was to the British what Jerry Lewis is to the
French--much to the amusement of The Nation.

He won't be the next president of the United
States--but Fred Rodell says he ought to be.

The west was easily gulled by the promise of a new era of progress and prosperity under the Shah.

This time, reports of his death weren't greatly exaggerated.

A visit with the 'king of India.'

The president leaves a stain on his presidency, his marriage and, literally, on Monica Lewinsky.

Remembering the late Soviet leader.

The bell ring-a-ding-dings for Ol' Blue Eyes

The former head of the US Communist Party assesses the career of Joseph Stalin.

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