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The Conviction of Lucinda Williams

The Conviction of Lucinda Williams The Conviction of Lucinda Williams

The Nation spoke with the singer-songwriter about her political commitments, her battles with the music industry, and her new memoir Don’t Tell Anybody the Secrets I Told You.

May 4, 2023 / Books & the Arts / Emma Hager

Helen Schietinger, 74, holds her allotted masks and Covid-19 self-test kits

We’re Still Getting Our Pandemic Preparation Horribly Wrong We’re Still Getting Our Pandemic Preparation Horribly Wrong

Until we focus on the combustible social conditions that made Covid so devastating, we’ll never be truly ready for the next pandemic.

Apr 21, 2023 / Highlights / Martha Lincoln and Anne N. Sosin

Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey in “The Last of Us.”

What “The Last of Us” Could Never Do What “The Last of Us” Could Never Do

The HBO series exposed all the limits of video game adaptations.

Apr 20, 2023 / Books & the Arts / Erin Schwartz

Senator Megan Hunt

Democrats Can Win on Trans Issues—but Only if They Fight Democrats Can Win on Trans Issues—but Only if They Fight

Though culture war bigotry loses at the ballot box, centrist Democrats have been too quick to surrender.

Apr 7, 2023 / Highlights / Jeet Heer

Caitlin Clark’s Lesson for White Athletes: Don’t Be a MAGA Pawn

Caitlin Clark’s Lesson for White Athletes: Don’t Be a MAGA Pawn Caitlin Clark’s Lesson for White Athletes: Don’t Be a MAGA Pawn

When given the lucrative chance to demonize a rival player, Clark chose a different path.

Apr 7, 2023 / Highlights / Dave Zirin

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis at a 2022 press conference

A Dream and a Lie: Ron DeSantis’s Twisted Race Pedagogy A Dream and a Lie: Ron DeSantis’s Twisted Race Pedagogy

The ultimate aim of  the Florida governor’s education platform is to depoliticize actually existing Black history

Mar 27, 2023 / Highlights / Anthony Conwright

A scene from All That Breathes.

A Meditation on Trans-Species Love A Meditation on Trans-Species Love

The Nation spoke with Shaunak Sen, whose film All That Breathes follows a bird hospital in New Dehli and the monumental mission of saving a city's dying black kites.

Mar 27, 2023 / Books & the Arts / Jasmine Liu

Two boys with crew cuts raise an American flag

The Long History of Conservative Indoctrination in Florida Schools The Long History of Conservative Indoctrination in Florida Schools

The top educational priorities in the Sunshine State were apparently reading, writing, and anti-communism.

Feb 27, 2023 / Highlights / Tera W. Hunter

I Signed the “New York Times” Open Letter. I Have More to Say.

I Signed the “New York Times” Open Letter. I Have More to Say. I Signed the “New York Times” Open Letter. I Have More to Say.

The Times is not alone in its obscene coverage of transgender people. 

Feb 23, 2023 / Highlights / Hanna Phifer

The Shake-Up at the CDC Is an Opportunity We Can’t Afford to Miss

The Shake-Up at the CDC Is an Opportunity We Can’t Afford to Miss The Shake-Up at the CDC Is an Opportunity We Can’t Afford to Miss

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky has made plenty of mistakes, but her push to overhaul the agency deserves our full support.

Feb 9, 2023 / Highlights / Gregg Gonsalves

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