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During the cold war, the driving force was the bilateral arms race; now it's proliferation.

For Studs Terkel, the touchstone is memory and speech the stuff of which his art is made.

THE NAKED AND THE DEAD. By Norman Mailer.
Rinehart and Company. $4.

"WHATEVER the other fellow don't do, we will." Thus refreshingly Will Rogers, the bunkless candidate for President, begins his campaign. It is, of course, a dangerous doctrine, but Mr.

The civil rights movement that erupted in 1968 revealed in a few swift weeks white America's failure to respond to the nonviolence of Dr. King, and black America's recoil into despair and a violence of desperation.

How US financiers helped Belgium's King Leopold rape the homeland of some 20 million Africans.

Take note of our new look, new features, the return of Comix Nation in the print edition of the magazine.

From the Nation archives, the late senator and onetime editor of this magazine recalls his lonely stand against the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, approved by Congress August 7, 1964, which paved the way for the Vietnam War.

Blogs

Ramachandra Guha’s essay in next week’s issue is only the latest in a long line of critical appreciations of the late historian’s work to be published in The Nation.

November 2, 2013

During his Congressional run in 1960, the late writer and Nation contributor fired back at a less-than-friendly newspaper publisher.

October 8, 2012

 A new participatory documentary captures the excitement of Obama's election.

March 10, 2010