The Eight-Day Week
It’s time to do some good: this year’s NYU Cancer Institute Gala honors the university’s progress against cancer with a passel of honorees, all of whom are working to eradicate the disease and palliate its effects. Meanwhile, The New School features a chat between prominent public liberals including Katrina vanden Heuvel of The Nation and Read More
“Maybe you’re even reading [this column] on your smartphone or Kindle,” speculated Nation editor and publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel in a blog post introducing the redesigned TheNation.com, which went live last night. “It’s now far more likely you found us on Twitter than in a bookstore, and you might be following my Read More
Last month, I wrote about how Democrat Richard Aborn is running for Manhattan district attorney as a more liberal candidate than the job usually attracts.
For example, he has said things like, “We have to make sure we’re not in the business of prosecuting everybody that is arrested, but prosecuting only those Read More
Welcome back, Mr. ex-Governor.
This week the Steamroller has been on a roll, writing columns about the financial mess on Slate, appearing to talk about it on national TV and on the radio at WNYC, giving an interview to the Times and floated across a magazine cover as the best next Treasury secretary. That’s all Read More
How much would you pay for a little face time with Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor and publisher of The Nation? What about lunch at the Union Square Café with her?
Well, if the current bids on The Nation’s First Ever Online Auction are any guide, it’ll cost you upwards Read More
Sort of like the idle Colin Powell rumors that swirled before the 1996 and 2000 Republican conventions, we’ve been forced this campaign cycle to endure months of sporadic chatter about Condoleezza Rice’s supposed candidacy for the number two spot on the G.O.P. ticket.
Except that the speculation may have just taken a twist that the Read More
On Monday, Jan. 7, following in the footsteps of Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel, and Conan O’Brien, Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert will return to the airwaves without their shows’ writers, who remain on strike. Which guests will cross the picket line to appear on the first night back for The Daily Show and Read More
Twenty-eight-year-old Christopher Hayes will be The Nation‘s new DC bureau editor, according to a memo sent to staff this afternoon.
Mr. Hayes, who has spent the last year contributing regularly to The Nation as a Puffin Fellow at the Nation Institute, will replace David Corn, whose departure for Mother Jones was announced a Read More