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).

The Chastening of the Times The Chastening of the Times

On March 9, 2003, a distinguished group of high-ranking politicians and journalists descended on the Bryant Park Hotel to attend a wedding reception for the then-executive editor...

Sep 23, 2004 / Books & the Arts / Scott Sherman

Press Watch Press Watch

A silver lining amid the dismal outpouring of news from Iraq has been the unbroken parade of conservative (and liberal hawk) commentators who now admit--with mea culpas, half-apo...

Aug 12, 2004 / Scott Sherman

The Maxwell Affair The Maxwell Affair

Last November Foreign Affairs, the prestigious journal of the Council on Foreign Relations, published a review of The Pinochet File: A Declassified Dossier on Atrocity and Accoun...

Jun 3, 2004 / Scott Sherman

Robert Silvers

The Rebirth of the NYRB The Rebirth of the NYRB

The highbrow literary magazine has re-emerged as a combative political actor.

May 20, 2004 / Feature / Scott Sherman

Press Watch Press Watch

The conduct of our major newspapers in the run-up to the Iraq war calls to mind William Hazlitt's famous appraisal of the Times of London.

Feb 26, 2004 / Scott Sherman

Press Watch Press Watch

In July 2002 a retired US Army colonel who would be dead within months unburdened himself of twenty-two classified documents concerning war crimes in Vietnam.

Feb 12, 2004 / Scott Sherman

When Is a Coup a Coup? When Is a Coup a Coup?

On April 11, 2002, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez was ousted in an ill-fated coup attempt. On April 14 he returned in triumph to the presidential palace. What to call the ...

May 9, 2002 / Scott Sherman

He Has a Dream He Has a Dream

The grand ambition of the Rev. Al Sharpton.

Mar 30, 2001 / Feature / Scott Sherman

David Horowitz’s Long March David Horowitz’s Long March

Research assistance was provided by the Investigative Fund of the Nation Institute.

Jun 15, 2000 / Feature / Scott Sherman