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Beloved for his generous spirit as much as for his brilliant work, the news of Charles Dickens's death has prompted a worldwide outpouring of grief.

The New York World is Pulitzer's greatest prize.

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.

Blogs

The Nation recognized that US isolation would be tested as never before, but didn’t even consider intervention as a possibility.

August 5, 2014

The quagmire of the Vietnam War was built on a “queasy foundation of fact and myth.”

July 31, 2014

Has the romanticization of American history allowed the resurgence of discriminatory practices in recent episodes of crisis?

July 30, 2014

"About nothing does the mob forget so quickly as about war."

July 28, 2014

Reflections on the meaning of the French Revolution in the shadow of Adolf Hitler.

July 14, 2014

“Have you a city that smells worse than Akron?”

July 11, 2014

Margaret Sanger and Charlotte Perkins Gilman and John Dewey, oh my!

July 10, 2014

The politicians were happy, if nobody else.

July 1, 2014

Early warnings of an American policy in thrall to the Israeli right.

July 1, 2014

The Nation’s predictive capacities were pretty mixed.

June 28, 2014