Lizzy Ratner

Senior Editor

Lizzy Ratner is deputy editor for print at The Nation.

When Her Neighbors Began Dying, the World Looked Away

When Her Neighbors Began Dying, the World Looked Away When Her Neighbors Began Dying, the World Looked Away

A new podcast takes us back to the early days of the HIV/AIDS crisis, when a mystery virus began spreading among New York’s Black and brown communities.

Jan 25, 2024 / Editorial / Lizzy Ratner

Palestinian journalist and activist Ahmed Abu Artema during a meeting in Rome in 2020.

Ahmed Abu Artema Tried to Get the World to Care About Gaza’s Pain Ahmed Abu Artema Tried to Get the World to Care About Gaza’s Pain

The activist and Nation contributor pleaded with the world to stop Israel’s war on Gaza. Then, on October 24, his son was killed.

Nov 11, 2023 / Comment / Lizzy Ratner

Jewish activists protest near the White House on October 16, 2023, calling for the US to demand an immediate cease-fire.

Jews Say “No” to War Crimes in Their Name Jews Say “No” to War Crimes in Their Name

An interview with a Jewish Voice for Peace activist as the group prepares for the largest action in its history—a mass rally demanding an immediate cease-fire.

Oct 18, 2023 / Lizzy Ratner

The 1990s Were Meant to Be the End of History—Instead They Birthed the Future

The 1990s Were Meant to Be the End of History—Instead They Birthed the Future The 1990s Were Meant to Be the End of History—Instead They Birthed the Future

Welcome to The Nation’s '90s issue, a heady romp through the decade that set the stage for the present moment.

Dec 12, 2022 / Editorial / Lizzy Ratner, Regina Mahone, Ludwig Hurtado, and Alana Pockros

Going Beyond Inclusion in Independent Media

Going Beyond Inclusion in Independent Media Going Beyond Inclusion in Independent Media

A conversation with journalists Laura Flanders, Sara Lomax-Reese, and S. Mitra Kalita about the future of Black and brown media organizations.

May 13, 2022 / S. Mitra Kalita, Sara Lomax-Reese, Laura Flanders, Lizzy Ratner, and D.D. Guttenplan

Reopening Schools: Is New York City Keeping Its Most Vulnerable Kids Safe?

Reopening Schools: Is New York City Keeping Its Most Vulnerable Kids Safe? Reopening Schools: Is New York City Keeping Its Most Vulnerable Kids Safe?

The mayor calls the city’s Covid-19 protocols the “gold standard,” but epidemiologist Michael Osterholm says there’s a lot more the city can and must do.

Oct 8, 2021 / StudentNation / Lizzy Ratner

Harvey Weinstein’s Greatest Enabler Was Hollywood Itself

Harvey Weinstein’s Greatest Enabler Was Hollywood Itself Harvey Weinstein’s Greatest Enabler Was Hollywood Itself

The entire film industry is built on pervasive and entrenched sexism. That’s what needs to change.

Oct 15, 2017 / Lizzy Ratner

Nobody Wanted to Take Us In: The Story of Jared Kushner’s Family, and Mine

Nobody Wanted to Take Us In: The Story of Jared Kushner’s Family, and Mine Nobody Wanted to Take Us In: The Story of Jared Kushner’s Family, and Mine

As Trump bars refugees and Muslim immigrants from coming to this country, it’s worth remembering the Jews who were shut out the last time we closed our borders—like Jared Kush...

Jan 26, 2017 / Feature / Lizzy Ratner

Amy Goodman Dakota Access

Amy Goodman: ‘The State Cannot Stop This Journalism.’ Amy Goodman: ‘The State Cannot Stop This Journalism.’

Goodman goes free as a North Dakota judge concludes that covering the Dakota Access Pipeline is not a crime.

Oct 20, 2016 / Editorial / Lizzy Ratner

Amy Goodman

Amy Goodman Is Facing Jail Time for Reporting on the Dakota Access Pipeline. That Should Scare Us All. Amy Goodman Is Facing Jail Time for Reporting on the Dakota Access Pipeline. That Should Scare Us All.

The charges against Goodman are a clear attack on journalism and freedom of the press.

Oct 15, 2016 / Lizzy Ratner

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