The Nation magazine has endorsed Bernie Sanders for president; editor and publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel explains why.

Also: Dave Zirin, sports editor of The Nation, talks with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar about black politics, Ferguson, John Lewis, Donald Trump, and also Gil Scott-Heron.

Plus: The Big Short is probably the best movie Hollywood has ever made about an economic crisis—it’s fun, but it’s also serious.  Kenneth Turan explains—he’s film critic for the LA Times.

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