Peter Rothberg is the Nation’s associate publisher for special projects. He oversees StudentNation content as well as the magazine’s activism program, Take Action Now. His previous positions with The Nation include editor of TheNation.com, publicity director, special projects director, and intern. Rothberg, a former speechwriter for civil rights leader Julian Bond, is 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, 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.