Egypt After Mubarak
In the weeks since President Hosni Mubarak was forced to resign, on February 11, the same coalition that led the uprising in Tahrir Square has frequently and vigorously taken action to continue the…
Length: 7 minutes (1870 words)
The Monster and Monterrey: The Politics and Cartels of Mexico's Drug War
The first one appeared on February 3, 2010, before sunrise. It hung from the statue of Jos Mara Morelos that faces the colonial statehouse at the center of Monterrey. Morelos was a priest turned…
Length: 7 minutes (1966 words)
The Romance of Birthright Israel
This article was reported in partnership with The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute. The seekers are young, just beginning to face the disappointments of adulthood. Their journey is often…
Length: 7 minutes (1765 words)
Nation Interns' Top Summer Books
It wouldn't be possible to publish The Nation without the critical help of our peerless interns. Their energy, passion, ideas and engagement are reflected in print each week and virtually hourly at…
Length: 3 minutes (862 words)
Pakistan One Year After the Floods
Funding for this article was provided by the Dorothea LangePaul Taylor Documentary Prize from The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. KarachiA hot, gritty wind carries the stench of…
Length: 4 minutes (1142 words)
The Nation Student Writing Contest
Six years ago, The Nation launched an annual Student Writing Contest to identify, support and reward some of the many smart, progressive student journalists writing, reporting and blogging today.…
Length: 1 minutes (256 words)
The Nation Summer Reading List
With the summer season already upon us, it's time to figure out what to read this summer. A quick poll of Nation staffers produced this eclectic reading list. We also want to know what's on your…
Length: 3 minutes (927 words)
The CIA's Secret Sites in Somalia
Nestled in a back corner of Mogadishus Aden Adde International Airport is a sprawling walled compound run by the Central Intelligence Agency. Set on the coast of the Indian Ocean, the facility looks…
Length: 16 minutes (4108 words)
Inhuman Bondage: On Slavery, Emancipation and Human Rights
This past spring, television viewers in Britain were treated to a six-part series called Civilization about the rise (and possible fall, if China has its way) of the West, hosted by the historian…
Length: 6 minutes (1514 words)
The Week’s Best Reads
The Turnaround Men Mariah Blake, The New Republic A charismatic entrepreneur, an ex-con turned devout Christian, and the politicians who championed them.
Published: Oct. 29, 2011
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