The Nation Institute and the Fertel Foundation are pleased to announce this year's winners: Rep. John Lewis (Courage Prize), Ali H. Soufan for The Black Banners (Book Prize), Semper Fi: Always Faithful (Documentary Film Prize), and Eileen Foster and Lt. Col. Daniel Davis (Prize for Truth-Telling).
The Robert Masur Fellowship applications, open to law students for their summer internship between their first and second years, are due this Friday, March 23.
It was with great sadness that the Ridenhour family learned of the death of New York Times reporter Anthony Shadid last night. He died on a reporting trip in Syria, apparently of an asthma attack. His colleague, the photographer Tyler Hicks, carried his body across the border to...
Ridenhour Prizes co-founder New Orleans resident Randy Fertel had an op-ed in the New York Times on January 27 in which he argued passionately for the restoration of the Mississippi River Delta.
On December 5, 2011, The Nation Institute awarded playwright and screenwriter Tony Kushner its annual $100,000 Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship "for a lifetime of artistic work giving voice to the marginalized, and his outspoken criticism of social injustice." Read/watch Kushner's acceptance speech below.
It's big news when Tony Kushner wins a large cash award from the Puffin Foundation. It's even bigger when the acclaimed Jewish playwright is embroiled in a scandal, as he was this past May when the CUNY board blocked him from receiving an...
The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute is excited to announce the launch of a new initiative, the I.F. Stone Award for emerging journalists — including journalism graduate students, recent journalism school graduates, and journalism interns.