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July 5, 2016
The General Who Lost 2 Wars, Leaked Classified Information to His Lover—and Retired With a $220,000 Pension
Why hasn’t David Petraeus faced the same career-ending consequences as other leakers?
March 29, 2016
Why Have Democrats Failed in the State Where They’re Most Likely to Succeed?
Massachusetts should be a model state for liberal public policy, but instead it is one of the country’s most unequal.
March 8, 2016
The Future of Oil Is Here—and It Doesn’t Look Pretty
As prices plummet and oversupply continues, the once-unsinkable industry is foundering.
Michael T. Klare
March 1, 2016
Has Trump Already Won?
He has already changed the Republican Party and American democracy forever.
Andrew J. Bacevich
January 25, 2016
Here Are the ‘War on Terror’ Headlines of 2016
For all the world’s turmoil, US foreign policy is surprisingly predictable.
The Nation is reader supported.
January 11, 2016
Ted Cruz’s Poll Numbers Rose After He Proposed Carpet Bombing
How do we explain Americans’ lack of empathy for those on the other end of our bombing campaigns?
November 9, 2015
Standing Up for Migrant Workers in the Gulf, 1 Installation at a Time
For the artists in the activist group Gulf Labor, the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi epitomizes the conquest of art by corporate interests.
October 27, 2015
What’s It Like Growing Old in the New Economy?
Danish architect Deane Simpson explores this vexing question in his book
Young-Old: Urban Utopias of an Aging Society.
Matthew Shen Goodman
October 6, 2015
Ted Hearne’s masterpiece
captures digital disorder through the sounds of Wikileaks.
September 21, 2015
The Kiss (III)
A writer imagines a secret courtship before the advent of technology.