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Ten Things Times Two …
One of the most popular new features in print and online at The Nation is "Ten Things" from author and Editorial Board member Walter Mosley. The feature is a way to connect you with opportunities for advocacy and activism, and to raise awareness of issues that we might otherwise miss in our coverage. The newest "Ten Things" is Ten Things You Can Do To WIn a Political Campaign. Thinking of running for office? Or looking for ways to help progressives pull out a win at the polls locally or nationally in 2010? Click here. We also noticed that for the fourth time since it was published last Summer, Ten Things You Need to Know to Live on The Streets is the most read article at TheNation.com. Even though many of our readers will never find themselves in that position, its been interesting to see how many people know someone who needs a piece like that. I hope you never need it – but I also hope you read it. Walter and his Research Assistant (and former intern) Rae Gomes are doing a remarkable job pulling these features together.
Break Up BP?
Here’s a good segment from Wednesday night’s Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC. Should we break up BP? The Nation’s Chris Hayes weighs in here.
Finally this week, our Editors and Writers may leave the staff, but they’ll never leave The Nation family. Our former Managing Editor Karen Rothmyer left the magazine in 2007 for a fellowship in Kenya. This week she files from Nairobi with a surprising report – good news about Africa’s progress towards meeting the UN’s Millennial Development Goals.