Peter Rothberg, the Nation‘s Associate Publisher, has been writing a blog covering the world of activism since 2003. His previous positions with The Nation include editor of TheNation.com, publicity director, special projects director and intern. Rothberg is a former speech-writer for civil rights leader Julian Bond and the editor of Lived History: Lives We’ve Lost, 2012-13. A charter member of both the Brooklyn Literary Council and the Oakland Literary Council, a board member of Living Liberally, and a contributing editor of the Brooklyn Quarterly, Rothberg lives in Brooklyn, New York, where he was born and raised. Follow him on Twitter @peterrothberg.
The short answer: Pretty badly, but it could have been worse.
These videos, culled nationally from the current electoral cycle, make clear why it’s so important to vote on Tuesday.
Jonathan’s unique ability to build bridges brought together this child of a red-diaper baby with a core member of LBJ’s war cabinet in common cause.
If you're like me and think expanding gun rights will actually make society less safe, then this law looks pretty awful.