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Kennedys arrive at Dallas November 22, 1963

Kennedy’s presidency and assassination seem more elusive as the decades pass.

A visitor at an exhibit marking the twentieth anniversary of the events of Octob

The life and work of Victor Serge represents the Russian democratic revolution that never was.

A group of Nazi leaders, including Adolf Hitler

Ben Urwand’s The Collaboration: Hollywood’s Pact with Hitler.

Eric Hobsbawm

Inside the great social historian Eric Hobsbawm there was an aesthete waiting to come out.

No Man's Land Near Lens, France

Was World War I the outcome of elite machinations?

How did the US-Mexican border become the place where the American past chokes on itself?

Alexis de Tocqueville

Lucien Jaume’s Tocqueville: The Aristocratic Sources of Liberty.

Madame Restell

Novelist Kate Manning richly reimagines Madame Restell as a defender of women from the horrors of poverty, male privilege and their own physiology.

Chile Coup

My country can perhaps offer Egyptians a strategy whereby a fearful and divided populace can rid itself of an oppressive regime.

MLK Mural

On city walls across the country, muralists and street artists depict him as a statesman, visionary, hero and martyr.

Blogs

Twenty-five years ago, Eric Alterman reminded us that the so-called “experts” were wrong about the Berlin Wall. Some things haven’t changed much.

November 12, 2014

“Socialism is inseparable from democracy,” The Nation wrote in its 1989 editorial.

November 10, 2014

In his new book, John Dean finally offers definitive answers to the questions “What did he know, and when did he know it?”
 

August 14, 2014

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

July 31, 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

The Nation’s predictive capacities were pretty mixed.

June 28, 2014

The first modern war created the modern Nation.

June 16, 2014

‘Wide and luminous’ or ‘grid-locked and addled on speed’?

May 22, 2014

The underlying philosophy of the National Front remains almost exactly the same as it was under Jean-Marie Le Pen.

March 1, 2014