Editorial

Mara Marques Cavallaro holding a photo of her grandmother.

50 Years Ago, My Family Fled Chile. This Year, I Returned. 50 Years Ago, My Family Fled Chile. This Year, I Returned.

I went to Chile for the anniversary of the 1973 coup to trace the country's painful history—and my own.

Sep 29, 2023 / Dispatch / Mara Marques Cavallaro

Stop Arguing Over Elite Schools. Just Make Public Colleges Free.

Stop Arguing Over Elite Schools. Just Make Public Colleges Free. Stop Arguing Over Elite Schools. Just Make Public Colleges Free.

College tuition and fees have metastasized, hitting an average of nearly $11,000 a year for in-state students who attend public four-year institutions.

Sep 29, 2023 / Editorial / Nikhil Goyal

Joe Biden, Kevin McCarthy

Americans Have Already Lived Through a Shutdown Americans Have Already Lived Through a Shutdown

While Republicans threaten to bring the government to a halt, Democrats are caving in to the austerity measures they demand.

Sep 29, 2023 / Editorial / Chris Lehmann

America’s Short-Lived Safety Net Has Almost Fully Unraveled

America’s Short-Lived Safety Net Has Almost Fully Unraveled America’s Short-Lived Safety Net Has Almost Fully Unraveled

The American Rescue Plan created unprecedented programs protecting parents and young children, renters, and childcare providers. Now they are almost entirely gone.

Sep 15, 2023 / Editorial / Bryce Covert for The Nation

Pine Tree Power supporters at a march on July 4.

Maine Is in an Epic Battle Over Its Future Maine Is in an Epic Battle Over Its Future

Voters could turn two private utilities into public goods. The corporations are fighting it tooth and nail.

Sep 18, 2023 / Comment / Bill McKibben

Survivor Justice and Democracy: A Conversation With Kylie Cheung

Survivor Justice and Democracy: A Conversation With Kylie Cheung Survivor Justice and Democracy: A Conversation With Kylie Cheung

The Nation spoke with the journalist and author about the ways in which domestic violence and the ongoing attacks on bodily autonomy impede the democratic process.

Sep 15, 2023 / Editorial / Victoria Law

The Show Must Go On: Behind the Scenes at a Tennessee Drag Show

The Show Must Go On: Behind the Scenes at a Tennessee Drag Show The Show Must Go On: Behind the Scenes at a Tennessee Drag Show

Meet the performers serving queer education in a deep-red state.

Sep 6, 2023 / Editorial / Zee Scout

A picture of an at-home COVID test.

Welcome to the “You Do You” Pandemic Welcome to the “You Do You” Pandemic

The new Covid policy: Let them eat cake.

Sep 1, 2023 / Comment / Gregg Gonsalves

A “For Lease” sign on a storefront in the Loop neighborhood of Chicago on Friday, May 12, 2023.

On Gentrification, We Don’t Know What We’re Talking About On Gentrification, We Don’t Know What We’re Talking About

Rather than understand gentrification as a systemic issue, the term has simply become an insult people throw around. Rather than understand gentrification as a systemic issue, the...

Sep 5, 2023 / Editorial / Kate Wagner

We Have the Solution to Child Poverty. Republicans Are Blocking It.

We Have the Solution to Child Poverty. Republicans Are Blocking It. We Have the Solution to Child Poverty. Republicans Are Blocking It.

The expansion of the child tax credits under the American Rescue Plan halved child poverty. When the policy ended, child poverty shot back up.

Sep 1, 2023 / Editorial / Bryce Covert

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