Proust, a reviewer wrote in 1921, “may not be what his hero set out to be in his childhood, the greatest writer in the world, but he is one of those.”
The Nation immediately recognized Scottsboro as a vital front in the battle for civil rights.
President Hoover's holiday proclamation was offensive to millions of poor and unemployed Americans, our 'Drifter' columnist wrote.
Arendt's life and work have been debated in our pages possibly more than those of any other twentieth-century philosopher.
Was there more to JFK than a coiffure arranged by facing south in a strong east wind?
Ramachandra Guha’s essay in next week’s issue is only the latest in a long line of critical appreciations of the late historian’s work to be published in The Nation.
Our endorsement of marijuana legalization comes after decades of questioning the fundamental assumptions of the War on Drugs.
This year's winner of the Roosevelt Institute’s Freedom Medal is as adept detailing the mechanics of a mine-triggered landslide as he is at critiquing the dangerous combination of ideology and profit motive that caused it to occur.