Doug Ireland

Doug Ireland, a longtime Nation contributor who lived in France for a
decade, can be reached through his blog, Direland.

Pass ENDA Now! Pass ENDA Now!

Twenty-seven years ago, Bella Abzug introduced the first comprehensive gay civil rights bill in the history of the Congress.

May 25, 2002 / Editorial / Doug Ireland

US and Evil Axis–Allies for Abstinence US and Evil Axis–Allies for Abstinence

President Dubya loves to crusade against the "axis of evil" in his war on terrorism--but he formed an unholy alliance with the countries that make up the "axis" to declare war on...

May 16, 2002 / Feature / Doug Ireland

Le Pen: The Center Folds Le Pen: The Center Folds

Earthquake. Cataclysm. Electroshock. The 9/11 of French politics. These were the recurring terms that established political leaders of both left and right used to characterize ...

Apr 25, 2002 / Editorial / Doug Ireland

Letters Letters


Jul 27, 2001 / Letters / Eric Alterman, Doug Ireland, and Our Readers

Same-Sexers Under Siege Same-Sexers Under Siege

The right-wing crusade to roll back gay civil rights is gathering momentum.

Jun 14, 2001 / Feature / Doug Ireland

Run WFP Run! Run WFP Run! Run WFP Run! Run WFP Run!

Run WFP Run! Run WFP Run! New York City Doug Ireland's offhand comments about the Working Families Party's role in the upcoming municipal elections in New Yor...

Jun 14, 2001 / Letters / Doug Ireland and Our Readers

Those Big Town Blues Those Big Town Blues

New York City voters aren't thrilled with their options in the fall elections.

May 17, 2001 / Feature / Doug Ireland

The French Act Up The French Act Up

The election this March of an openly gay Mayor of Paris--the Socialist Bertrand Delanoë--would have been unthinkable just a few years ago. That's one reason the American edit...

Mar 30, 2001 / Books & the Arts / Doug Ireland

Whitman: A Toxic Choice Whitman: A Toxic Choice

When W. gave the nod to New Jersey Governor Christie Todd Whitman for the top EPA spot in his administration, the tone-deaf national press corps praised the appointment of a "mod...

Jan 11, 2001 / Feature / Doug Ireland

No MO Democrats? No MO Democrats?

The plane crash that took the life of Missouri Governor Mel Carnahan on October 16 appears to have been a disaster for the Democrats, not only in the Show Me state but nationally...

Oct 26, 2000 / Feature / Doug Ireland