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.