Eyal Press

Contributing Editor


Eyal Press is a Nation contributing editor and the author of Beautiful Souls: The Courage and Conscience of Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times and Absolute Convictions: My Father, a City, and the Conflict That Divided America. He is also a Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow at The Type Media Center.

Darwin on Trial Darwin on Trial

As the site of a trial on including intelligent design in biology textbooks, Dover, Pennsylvania, is a focal point of a national debate on science and religion. But a look at the t...

Nov 10, 2005 / Feature / Eyal Press

Conservative Crackup Conservative Crackup

Bush's lavish subsidies and reckless attempts to export democracy through the barrel of a gun violate conservative principles. Republican realists are finally catching on.

Oct 27, 2005 / Editorial / Eyal Press

‘One Nation, Fragmented’ ‘One Nation, Fragmented’

It took a Gulf Coast hurricane to make Americans aware of the poverty in their own backyard. Now it's time for public policies that end racial segregation, so that the poor in this...

Sep 22, 2005 / Editorial / Eyal Press

Straight Down the Middle Straight Down the Middle

Not being "middle class," the poor have been invisible in this campaign.

Oct 21, 2004 / Feature / Eyal Press

Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch

An anti-Bush backlash is growing among ranchers, hunters and property owners.

Sep 23, 2004 / Feature / Eyal Press

Closing the ‘Religion Gap’ Closing the ‘Religion Gap’

Bringing more churchgoers into the fold poses a complex challenge for Democrats.

Aug 12, 2004 / Feature / Eyal Press

Letters Letters

PRESS WATCH Washington, DC

May 20, 2004 / Letters / Eyal Press, Our Readers, and Elizabeth Drew

Even Conservatives Are Wondering: Is Bush One of Us? Even Conservatives Are Wondering: Is Bush One of Us?

Most Americans long ago stopped believing that George W. Bush is what he claimed to be during the 2000 presidential campaign: a compassionate conservative.

May 13, 2004 / Feature / Eyal Press

Neocon Man Neocon Man

Daniel Pipes has made his name inveighing against an academy overrun by political extremists. But he is nothing if not extreme in his own views.

Apr 22, 2004 / Feature / Eyal Press

New School, Old Tricks New School, Old Tricks

The New School University is one of Manhattan's most storied progressive institutions. But don't tell that to the people who work there.

Mar 18, 2004 / Editorial / Eyal Press