Seven Questions
  • Seven Questions for Jaime Longoria
  • Jaime Longoria was an intern for The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute in 2016 and is now the Don and Doris Shaffer Research Fellow at The Nation Institute. Winter/Spring 2017 intern Brandon Jordan talks to Jaime about his experience at the Institute and his aspirations as a writer.

  • Seven Questions for Sarah Jaffe
  • Sarah Jaffe was a Nation intern in 2009 and is now a fellow at The Nation Institute. In this interview, Summer/Fall 2016 intern Emilio Leanza talks to Sarah about how she became a labor reporter and her new book, Necessary Trouble.

  • Seven Questions for Roz Hunter
  • Roz Hunter was a Nation intern in 2010 and now serves as deputy director of The Nation Institute. In this interview, Winter/Spring 2016 intern Jaime Longoria asks Roz about her career and time at The Nation.

  • Seven Questions for Richard Kim
  • Richard Kim was a Nation intern in 1997. He is currently the executive editor of TheNation.com and a monthly columnist for the magazine. In this interview, Spring 2014 intern David Kortava talks to Richard about his career, breaking into the journalism industry, and the future of The Nation.

  • Seven Questions for Bruce Shapiro
  • Bruce Shapiro was a Nation intern in 1981. He is currently executive director of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, which encourages innovative reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy worldwide. He is also a contributing editor at The Nation and U.S. correspondent for Late Night Live on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Radio National. In this interview, Spring 2014 Nation intern Corinne Grinapol asks him about his career, his time at The Nation, and reporting from conflict zones.

  • Seven Questions for Alyssa Katz
  • Alyssa Katz was a Nation intern in 1990. Previously editor-in-chief of City Limits, she is now editor of The New York World, an accountability journalism project at Columbia Journalism School covering city and state government. She is also the author of Our Lot: How Real Estate Came to Own Us. In this interview, Spring 2014 intern Nation Simon Davis-Cohen talks to Alyssa about getting started in journalism and covering local communities.

  • Seven Questions for Josh Eidelson
  • Josh Eidelson was a Nation intern in 2011. He currently covers politics, labor, and inequality as a reporter for Salon. Previously he was co-host of a podcast for Dissent and blogged for The Nation. In this interview, Spring 2014 intern Sam Adler-Bell talks to Josh about his work as a labor reporter and his tips for freelancers.

  • Seven Questions for Zoë Schlanger
  • Zoë Schlanger was a Nation intern in 2012. She is currently a reporter for Newsweek. In this interview, Spring 2014 intern Laura Cremer, who works with the Institute's Investigative Fund, asks Zoë about her career and who inspires her.

  • Seven Questions for Sasha Abramsky
  • Sasha Abramsky was a Nation intern in 1994. Now a freelance journalist, his work has appeared in The Nation, The Atlantic, New York, Salon, Slate, The Village Voice, and Rolling Stone. His most recent book, The American Way of Poverty: How the Other Half Still Lives, was published by Nation Books in 2013. In this interview, Spring 2014 Nation intern Mara Kardas-Nelson asks Sasha about his career and his time at The Nation.

  • Seven Questions for Adam Howard
  • Adam Howard was a Nation intern in 2005. Formerly Assistant Web Editor of TheNation.com, Howard is now Deputy Editor of The Grio. In this interview Summer 2012 intern Daniel LoPreto talks to Howard about his work and how he got his start.

  • Seven Questions for Eyal Press
  • Eyal Press was a Nation intern in 1994. A contributing writer for the Nation, Press is the author of Absolute Convictions: My Father, a City, and the Conflict That Divided America and Beautiful Souls: Saying No, Breaking Ranks, and Heeding the Voice of Conscience in Dark Times. In this interview, Summer 2012 Nation intern Max Rivlin-Nadler talks to Eyal about his work.

     

  • Seven Questions for Liliana Segura
  • Liliana Segura was a Nation intern in 2005 who subsequently worked at The Nation Institute for two and a half years and is now an Associate Editor at the Nation; Segura frequently writes on prisons and harsh sentencing. In this interview, Summer 2012 Nation intern Zoë Schlanger asks Liliana about her time as a Nation intern and her passion for covering the criminal justice system.

     

  • Seven Questions for Collier Meyerson
  • Collier Meyerson was a Nation intern in 2011, and now works in production on MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry. In this interview, summer 2012 Nation intern Marisa Carroll asks Collier about her time at the Nation and how it's helped her career.

  • Seven Questions for Ken Silverstein
  • Ken Silverstein, who was a Nation intern in 1987, is a contributing editor to Harper's magazine and a fellow at the Open Society Institute. He was previously part of the investigative unit of the Washington Bureau of the Los Angeles Times. In this interview, Summer 2012 Nation intern Michael Youhana asks him about his time at the Nation, and which writers he admires.

  • Seven Questions for Ryan Devereaux
  • Ryan Devereaux was Nation intern in 2010. Following his internship, Devereaux spent a year as a News Production Fellow at Democracy Now! and six months as a reporter for the Guardian in New York City. He is now freelancing for the Guardian and other publications while working as a research assistant for a Nation writer on an upcoming book project.‬ In this interview, Summer 2012 intern Gizelle Lugo interviews Ryan about his work and his time at the magazine.

  • Seven Questions for Alexander Stille
  • Alexander Stille was a Nation intern in 1978. Now the San Paolo Professor of International Journalism at Columbia University, he has contributed to various publications, including the New York Times, the New Yorker, and the New York Review of Books. His most recent book is The Sack of Rome: How a Beautiful European Country with a Fabled History and a Storied Culture Was Taken Over by a Man Named Silvio Berlusconi. In this interview, summer 2012 Nation intern Lucy McKeon asks Alexander about how he got to where he is today.

  • Seven Questions for Jeff Sharlet
  • Jeff Sharlet was a Nation intern in 1993. He is the author of several books, including C Street: The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy (Little Brown, 2010) and national bestseller The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power (Harper, 2008). He's an assistant professor of English at Dartmouth College and a contributing editor for Harper’s and Rolling Stone. In this interview Fall 2010 Nation intern Michael Tracey asks Jeff about his work and his influences.

  • Seven Questions for Ali Sethi
  • Ali Sethi was a Nation intern in 2006. His critically acclaimed first novel, The Wish Maker, was published by Riverhead in 2009. In this interview Fall 2010 Nation intern Hayes Clark asks Ali about his work and his time living in New York while interning for The Nation.

  • Seven Questions for Maria Margaronis
  • Maria Margaronis, who was a Nation intern in 1983, writes from The Nation's London bureau. Her work has appeared in many other publications, including the Guardian, the London Review of Books, the Times Literary Supplement and Grand Street. In this interview Fall 2010 Nation intern Devon Bancroft asks Maria about her work and for career advice for aspiring journalists.