The Nation has been concerned with New York City politics and governance through 32 mayors. This year's candidates could learn a lot by searching through our archives.
In our first issue, just after the Civil War, we wrote that in 89 years of celebrating the Fourth of July, never before did Americans have more to rejoice about on Independence Day; in 1991, we asked 100 contributors for their definitions of patriotism.
The Nation has kept an eye on the intelligence community every step of the way.
Dave Zirin represents a long tradition of reporting from the intersection of basketball, politics and culture.
New York’s new bike-share program could represent a comeback for bicycles, the impending disappearance of which was prematurely declared in The Nation eighty years ago.
This isn’t the first time the IRS has been accused of tareting political opponents—and it hasn’t always been right-wing groups who have drawn its scrutiny.
The debate surrounding Baz Luhrmann’s film adaptation is nothing new.
The Nation's archive helps us remember.