The Nation Magazine



The Nation is one of the oldest continuously published weekly magazines in the United States.  Founded by abolitionists in 1865, this publication currently serves as “a critical, independent voice in American journalism and a platform for investigative reporting and spirited debate on important issues to the progressive community”.

This periodical is devoted to politics and culture and is self-proclaimed as “the flagship of the left”.  This publication is published by The Nation Company, L.P. The Nation has bureaus in Washington, D.C., London, and South Africa, with departments that cover architecture, art, corporations, defense, environment, films, legal affairs, music, peace and disarmament, poetry and the United Nations.

Consistently, The Nation and offer informed and inspired reporting and analysis of breaking news, politics, social issues and the arts. The Nation wishes to shift paradigms, to open minds, to broaden public discourse and ignite debate.

Readers of The Nation agree that the magazine allows a like-minded community to help each other decipher the most complex issues of our time.  Reader commitment to The Nation is only rivaled by the readers’ devotion to their communities.

This publication has offered a rare, historic and forward thinking view of the world for the past 150 years. The Nation remains a beacon of integrity and idealism, expressing the necessary right of free speech.

Top Contributors

Katrina vanden Heuvel:

Katrina vanden Heuvel is the editor, publisher and part-owner of The Nation. She is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.  Hovel graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University in 1981. She has written articles that have been featured in publications such as The Washington Post, The New York Times, and the Boston Globe.

Ari Berman:

Ari Berman currently works as a contributing writer for the Nation Magazine and is a fellow at The Nation Institute. He covers topics such as politics in America, foreign policy and how money and politics influence each other. He has written articles that have been seen in Rolling Stone, the Guardian, and The New York Times.

Max Blumenthal:

Max Blumenthal contributes to the Nation Magazine by writing articles. He works as a freelance journalist who has won numerous awards. His work has been featured in publications such as The Daily Beast, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, and so many more!

Dahr Jamail:

Dahr Jamail works as a freelance journalist and contributes articles to the Nation Magazine. His work has also appeared in the Guardian, Le Monde Diplomatique and more. He has made an appearance on many different stations around the world including: the BBC, Democracy Now!, and Al-Jazeera.

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