Editorial

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Sits Down With “The Nation”

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Sits Down With “The Nation” Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Sits Down With “The Nation”

In his first-ever interview with a US outlet, the Cuban president shares his thoughts on the future of Cuban socialism, the US blockade, and the economic difficulties facing the i...

Oct 28, 2023 / Editorial / D.D. Guttenplan and Katrina vanden Heuvel

Demonstrators protest the bombing on Gaza on October 20, 2023.

A Cease-Fire in Gaza Is Just the First Step A Cease-Fire in Gaza Is Just the First Step

We must end the slaughter. And then comes the hard part.

Oct 26, 2023 / Editorial / D.D. Guttenplan for The Nation

Democrats Should Not Underestimate Steve Garvey

Democrats Should Not Underestimate Steve Garvey Democrats Should Not Underestimate Steve Garvey

The former baseball star wants to fill Dianne Feinstein’s Senate seat in California, and his celebrity status might just give him a chance.

Oct 18, 2023 / Editorial / Peter Dreier and Kelly Candaele

An Israeli solider rides toward the border with the Gaza Strip on October 16, 2023.

We Must Not Let the Truth Become a Casualty of This War We Must Not Let the Truth Become a Casualty of This War

Now more than ever, it’s crucial that we talk about what is actually happening in Gaza and Israel, not about unverified rumors.

Oct 16, 2023 / Comment / Musa al-Gharbi

House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) speaks to reporters at a press conference on government funding in the U.S. Capitol on September 29, 2023.

Democrats Can Win Big in 2024. But They Have to Fight for It. Democrats Can Win Big in 2024. But They Have to Fight for It.

Republican chaos may help Democrats some in 2024. But if they want to win, they really need to help themselves.

Oct 12, 2023 / Editorial / John Nichols for The Nation

Too Many Economists Thought This Was Impossible

Too Many Economists Thought This Was Impossible Too Many Economists Thought This Was Impossible

The increase in the number of people working has helped tamp down inflation and has shown the importance of aiming for full employment.

Oct 13, 2023 / Editorial / Mike Konczal

Hamas’s Shock Attack Should Spark Our Horror—and Our Questions

Hamas’s Shock Attack Should Spark Our Horror—and Our Questions Hamas’s Shock Attack Should Spark Our Horror—and Our Questions

This appalling violence emerged within a context, and we need to understand that context in order to achieve peace.

Oct 11, 2023 / Dispatch / Haggai Matar

Striking writers picket the Netflix studio in Los Angeles

The WGA Wins Its Strike, but California Workers Face Uncertainty The WGA Wins Its Strike, but California Workers Face Uncertainty

The Hollywood writers' union scores an impressive win, while Governor Newsom sells out strikers on other fronts. 

Oct 6, 2023 / Comment / Ben Schwartz

Members of the United Auto Workers Local 230 walk the picket line in front of the Chrysler Corporate Parts Division in Ontario, California, on September 26.

What’s at Stake in the UAW Strike What’s at Stake in the UAW Strike

With so much riding on the outcome, it's time for labor and its supporters—from the White House to the grass roots—to play for keeps.

Sep 28, 2023 / Editorial / Jane McAlevey for The Nation

Progressives Must Step Into Biden’s Vision Vacuum

Progressives Must Step Into Biden’s Vision Vacuum Progressives Must Step Into Biden’s Vision Vacuum

In the absence of a serious insurgent challenger for the presidency, we must mobilize independently.

Oct 3, 2023 / Comment / Robert L. Borosage

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