Tens of millions were murdered or expelled from their homes in a whirlwind of ethnic cleansing.
In Eric Foner’s Gateway to Freedom, the Underground Railroad is a network of dignity and defiance.
On the war’s 50th anniversary, peace activists will be challenging the Pentagon’s whitewashed history.
We must rethink the post–Cold War security order.
Larry Sidentop re-imagines the origins of liberalism.
Americans were furious at the inequalities of their country 200 years ago. Could they get as angry today?
Founded by abolitionists to finish the job of Emancipation in 1865, The Nation became a moribund defender of the status quo. But its firm anti-imperialism, and one crusading editor, brought it back to life.
From World War I to Vietnam, from the red scare to McCarthyism, The Nation stood firm for civil liberties and civil rights, even when that meant being banned—or standing alone.
A conversation on The Nation, race and history at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture with Eric Foner, Darryl Pinckney, Mychal Denzel Smith, Isabel Wilkerson and Patricia J. Williams.
Over The Nation’s 150-year history, each new generation of radicals and reformers has contested the promise—and the meaning—of freedom.