D.D. Guttenplan

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D.D. Guttenplan is editor of The Nation.

Supporters of former president Donald Trump watch as he holds a rally in the South Bronx on May 23, 2024, in New York City. The Bronx, home to a large Latino community, has been a Democratic base for generations of voters and the rally comes as Trump looks to attract more non-white voters.

Trump Takes the Bronx Trump Takes the Bronx

45 who wants to be 47 got what he came for.

May 24, 2024 / D.D. Guttenplan

When We Occupied Columbia in 1978, the University Didn’t Call the NYPD

When We Occupied Columbia in 1978, the University Didn’t Call the NYPD When We Occupied Columbia in 1978, the University Didn’t Call the NYPD

Campus administrators met student demands to divest from apartheid-era South Africa. What’s changed?

May 2, 2024 / Editorial / D.D. Guttenplan

Transatlantic Tragedy: “Grenfell” Moves from Britain’s National Theatre to a Brooklyn Stage

Transatlantic Tragedy: “Grenfell” Moves from Britain’s National Theatre to a Brooklyn Stage Transatlantic Tragedy: “Grenfell” Moves from Britain’s National Theatre to a Brooklyn Stage

An interview with Gillian Slovo, whose new play about the survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire in London just opened in New York.

Apr 12, 2024 / Feature / D.D. Guttenplan

Hyundai workers on an assembly line at a plent in Montgomery, Alabama.

Can the UAW Finally Organize the South? Can the UAW Finally Organize the South?

Postwar failure to organize the South entrenched racism and corporate greed. Now there’s a chance to course-correct.

Apr 9, 2024 / Editorial / D.D. Guttenplan

Los Angeles Times Guild members rally outside City Hall against layoffs at the paper.

The Death and Life of Great American Media The Death and Life of Great American Media

The crisis of the news business is far from over, but we’re still doing what we’ve been doing for over 159 years.

Mar 12, 2024 / Editorial / D.D. Guttenplan

Humphrey Bogart in “Casablanca”

Can We Afford to Sit Out the Fight Against Fascism? Can We Afford to Sit Out the Fight Against Fascism?

Choosing the lesser evil is never inspiring. Still, it’s a choice all of us will have to face.

Feb 20, 2024 / Editorial / D.D. Guttenplan

We’ve Got to Tax the Rich

We’ve Got to Tax the Rich We’ve Got to Tax the Rich

Of all the ills afflicting our democracy, the failure to rein in the power of money remains the most egregious.

Jan 23, 2024 / Editorial / D.D. Guttenplan

Reimagining “The Nation” in Print

Reimagining “The Nation” in Print Reimagining “The Nation” in Print

Each new monthly issue will be much longer—with more room for hard-hitting investigative pieces and reporting that challenges corporate power and conventional wisdom.

Dec 11, 2023 / Editorial / D.D. Guttenplan

The Media Monopoly Crisis

The Media Monopoly Crisis The Media Monopoly Crisis

Our new special issue takes on the out-of-control consolidation that is squeezing out independent voices and controlling what we read.

Dec 11, 2023 / Editorial / D.D. Guttenplan for The Nation

To Stop the Slaughter in Gaza, We Need the Broadest Coalition Possible

To Stop the Slaughter in Gaza, We Need the Broadest Coalition Possible To Stop the Slaughter in Gaza, We Need the Broadest Coalition Possible

People with very different visions of what a just peace looks like must work together to stop this war.

Nov 22, 2023 / Editorial / D.D. Guttenplan for The Nation

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