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The Nation 2022 Cruise
Dec 10, 2022 - Dec 17, 2022
on our 7-night Southern Caribbean Cruise this
December 10 - 17, 2022
Nation Conversation: Post-Election Roundtable
Nov 09, 2022
Join a special, extended, wide-ranging conversation with The Nation’s most astute political observers in the wake of the most important...
A Night with The Nation: In Celebration of Victor Navasky
Oct 12, 2022
Join The Nation and The Nation Fund for Independent Journalism for a once-in-a-lifetime evening celebrating Victor Navasky’s 90th birthday, honoring his legacy,...
The Nation Poetry Reading Series Presents: Katie Farris, Ama Codjoe, Vanessa Angélica Villarreal and Ilya Kaminsky
Sep 27, 2022
Poetry Editor Kaveh Akbar and poets Katie Farris, Ama Codjoe, Vanessa Angélica Villarreal and Ilya Kaminsky for the magazine's...
The Nation Poetry Reading Series Presents: Donika Kelly, Golden, and Jenny Xie
Jun 09, 2022
Poetry Editor Kaveh Akbar poets Donika Kelly, Golden, and Jenny Xie for the magazine's Spring Poetry Reading.
After Roe: An Urgent Conversation
May 26, 2022
Katha Pollitt, Amy Littlefield, and Elie Mystal discuss what comes next in the fight for abortion access.
After Amazon: Unions, Capitalism and the Future of the Labor Movement
May 11, 2022
Labor is on the march! Join us for a conversation with scholars and organizers from across the labor movement.
Beyond Inclusion: Meet the BIPOC Press
Apr 13, 2022
Join a conversation about the critical importance of independent media and lifting up underreported stories.
Nation Conversation: Why Banning Books Never Works
Mar 23, 2022
Art Spiegelman and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen discuss book bans and censorship.
Nation Conversation: A Black Guy’s Guide to the Constitution
Mar 16, 2022
Elie Mystal and Dahlia Lithwick discuss Mystal's new book and antidotes to the poison of our current political system.
The Nation Poetry Reading Series Presents: Claire Schwartz, Tsering Wangmo Dhompa, and Phillip B. Williams
Mar 09, 2022
Poetry Editor Kaveh Akbar and 2022 featuring poets from the magazine's pages for our first virtual reading series of...
Nation Conversation: Trauma, Truth, and the Trials of American Democracy
Feb 28, 2022
Katrina vanden Heuvel
discuss Raskin's book, the Jan. 6 hearing, and his priorities for...
Nation Conversation: Why Cori Bush is Just Getting Started in Congress
Feb 16, 2022
Representative Cori Bush and Elie Mystal discuss Rep. Bush's agenda for 2022.
The Nation Cruise on Land | Club Med Sandpiper Bay
Dec 03, 2021 - Dec 07, 2021
Join us for our first-ever
Cruise on Land.
The Nation Poetry Reading Series Presents: Ada Limón, Jos Charles, and Threa Almontaser
Nov 05, 2021
Watch recording of the first installment of a new virtual reading series hosted by
The Kaepernick Effect: Taking a Knee, Changing the World
Sep 29, 2021
Katrina vanden Heuvel
in a conversation about an inspiring national movement of citizen-athletes fighting for racial...
Conversation with The Nation: The Future of Roe v. Wade
Sep 22, 2021
What is the future of
and how best can abortion rights be defended? Watch the conversation with Katha Pollit...
Conversations with The Nation | Governing in Crisis
Aug 25, 2021
Watch our conversation with
Gov. Jerry Brown
Katrina vanden Heuvel
on the climate crisis, continuing nuclear peril, the critical...
Conversations with The Nation | GO BIG: How to Fix Our World
Jul 28, 2021
Watch video of former British Labour Party leader and current MP
in a bold conversation with
Conversations with The Nation | Making America Work for Workers
Jun 21, 2021
Watch the conversation with
Sen. Sherrod Brown, Katrina vanden Heuvel
in a frank conversation about the state...
Conversations with The Nation | Making Room for Art
Jun 09, 2021
Watch a recording of
as they tackle these issues—and attempt to answer your...
Conversations with The Nation | Whistle-Blowing as a Moral Mission
Jun 02, 2021
Watch video of our conversation with
Katrina vanden Heuvel
about whistle-blowing and the Pentagon Papers.
Conversations with The Nation | Anti-Imperialism in the 21st Century
May 19, 2021
Watch a recording of this critical debate on fundamental questions of global equity, self-determination, international human rights and empire.
Conversations with The Nation | Justice for Migrant Women
May 12, 2021
Watch the recording of our event with Justice for Migrant Women founder
leading an urgent conversation about organizing...
Conversations with The Nation | Keeping Transgender Youth Safe
May 05, 2021
Watch a recording of our conversation with Chase Strangio and Raquel Willis on keeping trans youth safe amidst a slew...
Conversations with The Nation | Shut Up and Dribble: Sports, Politics and Progress
Apr 28, 2021
Watch Sports Editor
in conversation on a range of racial and social justice issues roiling the sports world.
Conversations with The Nation | Challenging Colonialism in Literature
Apr 21, 2021
Watch Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen in a spirited conversation with The Nation about colonialism and literature.
Conversations with The Nation | Parenting from Prison
Apr 15, 2021
Watch video of Chesa Boudin and Sylvia A. Harvey in an urgent conversation about parenting and mass incarceration.
The 2021 Nation NYC Mayoral Forum
Apr 07, 2021
Watch the video of our 2021 NYC Mayoral forum with Shaun Donovan, Kathryn Garcia, Scott Stringer, and Maya Wiley.
Conversations with The Nation | How a Climate-Justice Champion Can Win Office in Rural America
Mar 24, 2021
Watch Sen. Chloe Maxmin for a conversation about progressive policies in rural America with The Nation.
Conversations with the Nation | Democracy Reform and Racial Equity
Mar 10, 2021
Ben Jealous joined the Nation for a conversation about the continued fight for racial equity.
Conversation with The Nation | The Death Penalty’s Fundamental Flaws
Feb 24, 2021 - Feb 24, 2021
Watch the Nation conversation with Sister Helen Prejean about the capital punishment and what we can do to stop it.
Nation Conversation | Can We Prevent the Next Pandemic?
Feb 10, 2021
Katrina vanden Heuvel
about what we can do to prevent...
Nation Conversation | Biden’s First 100 Days
Jan 27, 2021
Watch our conversation with
about the priorities for Biden's first 100 days.
Nation Conversation | Insurrection 2021
Jan 13, 2021
The Capitol Riot shocked the country, but the belief that America previously had a well-functioning democracy is an illusion. Watch...
The Nation Festival | Reimagining America
Nov 19, 2020 - Nov 21, 2020
Featuring Sen. Bernie Sanders, Bill McKibben, Michael Bennett, Alicia Garza, Rick Steves, and many more!
The Trial of the Chicago 7 | Rennie Davis and Jon Wiener
Oct 30, 2020 - Oct 30, 2020
Watch a conversation between Chicago 7 defendant
about the historic trial and Aaron Sorkin's...
Nation Conversation: Pre-Election Roundtable
Oct 28, 2020
Join a special, extended, wide-ranging conversation with
's most astute political observers on the cusp of the most important...
Jamaal Bowman | Legislating Radical Change
Oct 07, 2020
Rep.-Elect Jamaal Bowman discusses the upcoming elections and how progressive insurgents can legislate radical change.
Ari Berman | Threats to the 2020 Election
Sep 30, 2020
Ari Berman will join
for a critical discussion about how to protect the right to vote in the...
Film Screening | We Are Many
Sep 21, 2020
is partnering with the
We Are Many
movie for a unique film screenig and panel discussion to mark...
Sochie Nnaemeka | How to Win in November
Sep 16, 2020
, Director of the Working Families Party in New York, leads an urgent conversation on how, and why, progressive insurgents...
Dorian Warren | Mobilizing During the Pandemic
Sep 09, 2020
Dorian Warren on organizing the power of people most marginalized by injustice.
Chris Hayes | America on the Brink
Aug 26, 2020
Chris Hayes leads an urgent conversation about American political life during the age of COVID.
John Nichols | The Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party
Aug 24, 2020
National Affairs Correspondent
for a vital discussion on the future of Democratic party.
Representative Katie Porter | Putting Working People First
Aug 12, 2020
Representative Katie Porter details the critical policies needed to help American workers in the wake of Covid-19.
Keeping the Fight Alive
Aug 05, 2020
Melissa Harris-Perry, Elie Mystal, Maurice Mitchell, and Dorian Warren lead a riveting conversation about the ongoing fight for racial justice.
Joan Walsh | Voting During a Pandemic
Jul 29, 2020
Joan Walsh talks about her reporting about the November elections, the pandemic and the protests.
Los Angeles Protest: Past and Present
Jul 20, 2020
Mike Davis and Jon Wiener trace the history of protest and police brutality in Los Angeles.
Naomi Klein | Big Tech’s Pandemic Shock Doctrine
Jul 15, 2020
Naomi Klein leads a conversation about the billionaires looking to build a high-tech dystopia.
Native America and Covid-19
Jul 08, 2020
Join an urgent conversation with leaders of the Lakota Sioux—Chase Iron Eyes, Tokata Iron Eyes, and Madonna Thunder Hawk
Rep. Ro Khanna | This Movement Moment
Jul 01, 2020
Rep. Ro Khanna leads a conversation about how to break big money's grip on our political system.
Eric Foner | The Legacy of Jim Crow
Jun 24, 2020
Eric Foner discusses the serious challenges to voting rights, due process, and equal protection under the law.
Alicia Garza | Political Organizing Amid a Pandemic
Jun 17, 2020
Alicia Garza, co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter, leads a conversation about police violence and political organizing.
Robert Reich | The System: Who Rigged It, How We Fix It
Jun 10, 2020
Robert Reich leads a conversation about how the "rigged" systems of American politics and power operates.
Ilyse Hogue | The Reality of Roe
May 27, 2020
Ilyse Hogue, President of NARAL Pro-Choice America, discusses the reality of reproductive rights.
Ai-jen Poo | Organizing During a Pandemic
May 20, 2020
Author and activist Ai-jen Poo leads a discussion about how we can help domestic workers in the age of Covid-19.
Zephyr Teachout | Fighting for our Democracy
May 13, 2020
Zephyr Teachout leads a discussion about why the Democratic Party must be as open as possible.
Bill McKibben | Coronavirus and Climate Change
May 06, 2020
Bill McKibben leads a discussion about Covid-19 and climate change.
Rep. Jamie Raskin | Protecting our Constitutional Democracy
Apr 29, 2020
Representative Jamie Raskin leads a conversation about protecting our constitutional democracy.
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II | A Moral Majority
Apr 22, 2020
Civil rights leader Rev. William Barber discusses the disproportionate effects of the coronavirus on communities of color.
Rep. Pramila Jayapal | Next Steps for the Progressive Caucus
Apr 15, 2020
Rep. Pramila Jayapal discusses the end of Bernie Sanders’ campaign and the next steps for the House Progressive Caucus.
Elie Mystal | Justice and the Courts
Apr 08, 2020
Nation Justice Correspondent, Elie Mystal, leads a conversation on the courts and our justice system.
Dave Zirin | Sports, Society and Coronavirus
Apr 01, 2020
NationSports Editor Dave Zirin discusses the postponement of the Olympics.
Sanders or Warren | Time to Choose?
Feb 24, 2020
Bhaskar Sunkara, Zephyr Teachout, Brad Lander, and Maurice Mitchell make the case for Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren.
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