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Nike news and analysis from The Nation
September 10, 2018
Colin Kaepernick and the Perils of the Swoosh
We speak to former St. John’s soccer coach and human rights activist Jim Keady about his experience with Nike.
September 15, 2017
These Georgetown Students Fought Nike—and Won
For the first time ever, Nike signed a contract that ensures full, independent access for the Worker Rights Consortium—and it happened because of students.
Daniel Luis Zager
September 14, 2016
A New Generation of Freedom Fighters Is Taking It to the Streets—and the World
As schools, states, and corporations redraw their borders, young people are launching transnational campaigns to fight back.
January 27, 2016
Sneakers, Through the Looking Glass
The comedian Kevin Hart’s new signature Nike shoes represent a complicated mixture of pride and injury.
January 12, 2015
On Naked Emperors and College Football’s Championship
Ohio State and Oregon will play for the college football title, with little regard for the effect on their academic mission.
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February 19, 2013
Citizen Mike: Michael Jordan at 50
Has anyone done less with more than MJ?
October 9, 2012
Universities Dump Adidas Over Labor Disputes
In its reckless quest to overtake Nike in the sportswear market, Adidas built a footloose global supply chain to force its factories into cut-throat competition.
Garrett Shishido Strain