D.D. Guttenplan

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D.D. Guttenplan is editor of The Nation.

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“The Nation” on Drugs “The Nation” on Drugs

Our special issue considers the casualties of the War on Drugs, as well as the unprecedented opportunities to make amends.

Mar 21, 2022 / D.D. Guttenplan

Stop the Steal rally

A Year on a Hinge of History A Year on a Hinge of History

If we want to save the republic, we will have to do it ourselves.

Dec 13, 2021 / D.D. Guttenplan

For Once, Hats Off to “The New York Times”

For Once, Hats Off to “The New York Times” For Once, Hats Off to “The New York Times”

The paper of record may be guilty of milquetoast politics, but credit is due for its brave exposure of a US war crime.

Nov 30, 2021 / D.D. Guttenplan

Andrew Yang NYC Mayoral Race

How to Stop Andrew Yang How to Stop Andrew Yang

Ranked-choice voting allows New Yorkers to block this celebrity candidate even without a clear progressive front-runner.

Apr 30, 2021 / D.D. Guttenplan

Teetering on the Edge: A Postcard From London

Teetering on the Edge: A Postcard From London Teetering on the Edge: A Postcard From London

The city bids goodbye to 2020 with Brexit brinkmanship and a return to lockdown.

Dec 28, 2020 / D.D. Guttenplan

How Activists Saved Election Day in Pennsylvania

How Activists Saved Election Day in Pennsylvania How Activists Saved Election Day in Pennsylvania

Grassroots organizations filled in where the Democratic Party was absent.

Nov 16, 2020 / D.D. Guttenplan

People dance in the street after Joe Biden wins the 2020 election.

The Politics of Joy The Politics of Joy

Just because last weekend’s surge of solidarity and celebration can’t last doesn’t mean it doesn’t matter.

Nov 14, 2020 / D.D. Guttenplan

A Bumpy Night in Berks County, Pennsylvania

A Bumpy Night in Berks County, Pennsylvania A Bumpy Night in Berks County, Pennsylvania

At the epicenter of this battleground state, progressive activists strain to carry Biden over the line.

Nov 3, 2020 / D.D. Guttenplan

Donald Trump speaks to Amy Coney Barrett

The Supreme Court Has Never Been on the Side of Working People The Supreme Court Has Never Been on the Side of Working People

If Democrats could acknowledge it’s a political institution, they’d have a chance to harness its power.

Oct 29, 2020 / D.D. Guttenplan for The Nation

Will Someone Please Wake Me Up?

Will Someone Please Wake Me Up? Will Someone Please Wake Me Up?

The first presidential debate made unmistakably plain: Voting is just the beginning of this fight. Anyone who tells you otherwise is dreaming.

Sep 30, 2020 / D.D. Guttenplan

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