Benjamin was greatly admired for his serious and dedicated approach to painting, his investment in those he chose to mentor and for being a truly kind soul.
Powerful essays from half a century of writing.
Seth Rosen didn’t allow himself the luxury of refusing to negotiate—his life was consumed by negotiating in increasingly trying times for people paid by the hour.
The Nation’s longest-running columnist was a witty, brilliant, coruscating presence in our pages for almost thirty years.
For what the ancients called avarice and iniquity, Alex’s hate was pure. No writer had a deadlier sting against the corruptions of empire.
Nation writers and friends remember the great radical journalist.
A tribute to “the most famous artist in the world, living or dead.”
A real 'Mad Man' who dreamed up and helped found the Leadership Network, a mini-advertising consortium that enabled mega-corporations to advertise in small-circulation journals of opinion.
When I asked Len if he was finding a spiritual meaning, he said he was reading War and Peace, adding “it’s all there.”
His experience as a student activist at Hamilton College cemented his desire to pursue a career in public interest law.