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January 4, 2010 Issue

Cover art by: Cover image: Europe after a 75 meter rise in sea level; design by Gene Case & Stephen Kling/Avenging Angels, based on a map by Dave Pape/State University of New York, Buffalo


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  • Editorial

    Caged Tiger

    The teachable moment of the Tiger Woods circus: if you front for the worst, don't expect anyone to have your back.

    Dave Zirin

  • Peace and War in Oslo

    Obama's Nobel speech offered a distorted view of America's role in the world and a shallow understanding of just war.

    David Cortright

  • A Planetary Movement

    The Copenhagen summit has witnessed the coming of age of a genuine, global and muscular mass movement on behalf of climate action.

    Mark Hertsgaard

  • Gaming Healthcare

    Dropping the public option and Medicare expansion means breaking the promise of health reform: better care at lower cost.

    the Editors

  • Noted.

    John Nicholson Houston's new lesbian mayor, Jon Wiener on Howard Zinn's The People Speak, Ari Berman on Editor & Publisher closing its doors

    the Editors

  • Ten Things for the Holidays

    One lesson we've learned from the economic crisis is that it's even more crucial during the holiday season to give more meaningfully.

    The Nation
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