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The Inflation of the Attorney-General The Inflation of the Attorney-General

This essay, from the October 1, 1874, issue of The Nation, is a special selection from The Nation Digital Archive. If you want to read everything The Nation has ever published on t...

Jan 12, 2005 / Books & the Arts / The Nation

What Bearden Taught Me What Bearden Taught Me

Also in this issue, an essay on Romare Bearden by Arthur C. Danto .

Nov 18, 2004 / Books & the Arts / The Nation

Nader Voters Do Favor Kerry Nader Voters Do Favor Kerry

Survey finds risk of swaying election to Bush major concern of Nader backers

Oct 22, 2004 / Feature / The Nation

The James Baker Documents The James Baker Documents

Read Naomi Klein's Piece Letter dated January 20 2004 from International Strategy Group, Coudert Brothers and The Albright Group (pdf).

Oct 13, 2004 / Feature / The Nation

Nation Notes Nation Notes

Sidney Morgenbesser, the philosopher's philosopher, died on August 1. Sidney was one of a kind.

Aug 12, 2004 / Editorial / The Nation

Postcards From Boston Postcards From Boston

Little Richard and the Dems

Aug 2, 2004 / Editorial / The Nation

A People’s Democratic Platform A People’s Democratic Platform

Howard Dean, George McGovern, Walter Cronkite, Ellen Chesler, Margaret Cho, George Lakoff, Bakari Kitwana, John Brademas, Arthur Miller, John Sayles, Chuck Close, Andrew Jay Schwar...

Jul 15, 2004 / Feature / The Nation

Correction Correction

A web-only article "An Engaging Encounter" posted on June 21 incorrectly identified the sponsor of a pre-marriage program. Catholic Engaged Encounter had no involvement in the ...

Jun 22, 2004 / Feature / The Nation

Can Marriage Be Saved? Can Marriage Be Saved?

A forum with Ellen Willis, Martha Fineman, Patricia Hill Collins, Judith Butler, Susan Brownmiller, E.J. Graff, Michael Eric Dyson, Judith Stacey and others.

Jun 17, 2004 / Feature / The Nation

Can Marriage Be Saved? Can Marriage Be Saved?

Randall Kennedy, Edmund White, Laura Kipnis, Nora Ephron, Michael Bronski, JoAnn Wypijewski, Hilton Als

Jun 17, 2004 / Feature / The Nation

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