Editorial

A voter prepares to cast their ballot in the Democratic Primary as they walk in to the Cordesville Rural Fire Department on February 03, 2024 in Cordesville, South Carolina.

The Only Thing Worse Than Taking Rural Voters for Granted The Only Thing Worse Than Taking Rural Voters for Granted

… is dismissing them as out of reach for Democrats.

Apr 15, 2024 / Editorial / Erica Etelson and Anthony Flaccavento

Should Biden Drop Out?

Should Biden Drop Out? Should Biden Drop Out?

Two writers look at the evidence come to different conclusions about the president’s reelection prospects.

Apr 11, 2024 / Editorial / Joshua A. Cohen and Steve Phillips

Extra! Extra! Steve Brodner’s Brilliance Recognized by Herblock Prize

Extra! Extra! Steve Brodner’s Brilliance Recognized by Herblock Prize Extra! Extra! Steve Brodner’s Brilliance Recognized by Herblock Prize

Brodner, a frequent contributor to The Nation, is both a great caricaturist and a great portraitist.

Apr 10, 2024 / Comment / Jeet Heer

Elon Musk profile in silhouette

Elon Musk Wants to Gut the National Labor Relations Act Elon Musk Wants to Gut the National Labor Relations Act

Elon Musk is challenging the New Deal legislation that established the National Labor Relations Board. Experts warn that this is “a serious threat.”

Apr 9, 2024 / Comment / John Nichols

Hyundai workers on an assembly line at a plent in Montgomery, Alabama.

Can the UAW Finally Organize the South? Can the UAW Finally Organize the South?

Postwar failure to organize the South entrenched racism and corporate greed. Now there’s a chance to course-correct.

Apr 9, 2024 / Editorial / D.D. Guttenplan

Unhappy Birthday: NATO Is 75 Years Old Today

Unhappy Birthday: NATO Is 75 Years Old Today Unhappy Birthday: NATO Is 75 Years Old Today

The Cold War alliance long ago outlived its usefulness. But then Nation contributors have been skeptical since the beginning.

Apr 4, 2024 / Comment / Richard Kreitner

Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on February 5, 2024.

Why Are Israelis So Threatened by a Cease-Fire? Why Are Israelis So Threatened by a Cease-Fire?

An end to the war in Gaza would force the country to face some fundamental truths.

Mar 29, 2024 / Comment / Meron Rapoport

Commemoration in Novosibirsk for victims of Moscow concert hall attack

The Moscow Terror Attack The Moscow Terror Attack

Coming just days after Putin’s orchestrated election, will it endanger his legacy—and his future?

Mar 25, 2024 / Editorial / Katrina vanden Heuvel for The Nation

It’s Time to Compost the Prison Plantation

It’s Time to Compost the Prison Plantation It’s Time to Compost the Prison Plantation

How agriculture is used to make mass incarceration seem humanitarian.

Mar 20, 2024 / Editorial / Joshua Sbicca and Carrie Chennault

Joe Biden and Donald Trump

The Wild History of “Lesser of Two Evils” Voting The Wild History of “Lesser of Two Evils” Voting

For as long as Americans have been subjected to lousy candidates, they’ve been told to suck it up and vote for one of them.

Mar 19, 2024 / Comment / Ginny Hogan

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