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O.J. Simpson tries on glove during trial

O.J. Simpson Proved That With Enough Money You Can Get Away With Murder O.J. Simpson Proved That With Enough Money You Can Get Away With Murder

The accused killer won and lost in court depending on his bank account.

Apr 12, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Transatlantic Tragedy: “Grenfell” Moves from Britain’s National Theatre to a Brooklyn Stage

Transatlantic Tragedy: “Grenfell” Moves from Britain’s National Theatre to a Brooklyn Stage Transatlantic Tragedy: “Grenfell” Moves from Britain’s National Theatre to a Brooklyn Stage

An interview with Gillian Slovo, whose new play about the survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire in London just opened in New York.

Apr 12, 2024 / Feature / D.D. Guttenplan

How Capitalism Disordered Our Eating

How Capitalism Disordered Our Eating How Capitalism Disordered Our Eating

From Weight Watchers to Ozempic, big business profits off eating disorders and their treatments.

Apr 12, 2024 / no-paywall / Emmeline Clein

Looking Back at 75 Years of NATO

Looking Back at 75 Years of NATO Looking Back at 75 Years of NATO

In this panel discussion, three experts discuss how NATO morphed into a global linchpin of instability and a failed vehicle of US power projection.

Apr 11, 2024 / Interview / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Heinrich Himmler inspecting the Galicia Division in May 1944. Otto Wächter is in the background.

Why Is the American Library Association Whitewashing the History of Ukrainian Nazis? Why Is the American Library Association Whitewashing the History of Ukrainian Nazis?

In honoring a book depicting Ukrainian volunteers in the Waffen SS as heroes and patriots, the group reveals historical ignorance—or indifference to antisemitism.

Apr 10, 2024 / Lev Golinkin

Lauren Oyler and the Critic in the Internet Age

Lauren Oyler and the Critic in the Internet Age Lauren Oyler and the Critic in the Internet Age

In No Judgment, the novelist and critic explores the perilous activity of literary criticism in the era of social media.

Apr 10, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Alana Pockros

Meet Claudia Sheinbaum, Who May Be Mexico’s First Woman President

Meet Claudia Sheinbaum, Who May Be Mexico’s First Woman President Meet Claudia Sheinbaum, Who May Be Mexico’s First Woman President

The former student activist and current mayor of Mexico City is poised to make history with an ambitious platform on education, clean energy, and combatting violence against women...

Apr 10, 2024 / Feature / Arturo Cano

Extra! Extra! Steve Brodner’s Brilliance Recognized by Herblock Prize

Extra! Extra! Steve Brodner’s Brilliance Recognized by Herblock Prize Extra! Extra! Steve Brodner’s Brilliance Recognized by Herblock Prize

Brodner, a frequent contributor to The Nation, is both a great caricaturist and a great portraitist.

Apr 10, 2024 / Comment / Jeet Heer

How Did Joe Biden’s Foreign Policy Go So Off Course?

How Did Joe Biden’s Foreign Policy Go So Off Course? How Did Joe Biden’s Foreign Policy Go So Off Course?

The president set out to chart a more pacific and humane foreign policy after the Trump years but at some point he and his team of advisers lost the plot.

Apr 9, 2024 / Books & the Arts / David Klion

Nation Poetry

At the Door of Integration, I Turned Around At the Door of Integration, I Turned Around

Apr 9, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Camonghne Felix

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