Scott Sherman

Scott Sherman is a contributing writer to The Nation and the author of Patience and Fortitude: Power, Real Estate, and the Fight to Save a Public Library (Melville House, 2015).

Conrad Black’s Fall Conrad Black’s Fall

Reading Patrick Fitzgerald's sixty-page indictment of publishing magnate Conrad Black and his associates, one gets the feeling that the next stop for this high-living power-broker ...

Dec 15, 2005 / Editorial / Scott Sherman

Salvador Memories Salvador Memories

An exhibit at the International Center of Photography showcasing the brutal images of the civil war in El Salvador should remind the Pentagon and the public that the "Salvador Opt...

Oct 26, 2005 / Books & the Arts / Scott Sherman

Press Watch Press Watch

The public broadcasting system remains an easy target for Republican deception, demagogy and mischief.

Jul 28, 2005 / Editorial / Scott Sherman

Letters Letters


Jun 2, 2005 / Letters / Scott Sherman and Our Readers

Good, Gray NPR Good, Gray NPR

Once a quirky upstart, NPR is now soberly (sometimes dully) mainstream.

May 5, 2005 / Feature / Scott Sherman

‘Playing Fair’ at Columbia? ‘Playing Fair’ at Columbia?

New York City

Apr 28, 2005 / Letters / Scott Sherman

The Mideast Comes to Columbia The Mideast Comes to Columbia

The current battle is the latest in a larger, ideologically driven conflict.

Mar 16, 2005 / Feature / Scott Sherman

Letter Letter


Jan 20, 2005 / Letters / Scott Sherman, Patricia J. Williams, Our Readers, and Miles Schuman

Kissinger’s Shadow Over the Council on Foreign Relations Kissinger’s Shadow Over the Council on Foreign Relations

A critic of US-Chile policy paid the price.

Dec 6, 2004 / Feature / Scott Sherman

Dissent at 50 Dissent at 50

In the summer of 1953, the New School for Social Research hung a yellow curtain over a mural by the Mexican artist José Clemente Orozco. Orozco's transgression?

Oct 14, 2004 / Books & the Arts / Scott Sherman