Tag: the nation institute
  • On Puffins and Presidents
  • 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.

  • Tony Kushner Makes the News
  • 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...

  • Place a Bid at the Institute Auction!
  • The Nation Institute's Annual Dinner Gala is just a few days away. We hope to see you there, but even if you can't make it, you can place an absentee bid for any of the exciting lots available in our auction this year. Here's the

  • Occupy The Nation Institute
  • There's been a lot of coverage lately of the Occupy Wall Street protests, and writers from The Nation Institute have been responsible for much of it. 

  • Meet our Fall 2011 Interns!
  • Our fall interns started on September 6 and are already immersed in fact-checking, researching, and generally interning for The Nation Institute and The Nation. Click through to meet our new interns!

  • Journalist Wayne Barrett Turns A New Page
  • Yesterday NY1 aired an interview of Nation Institute Fellow Wayne Barrett, following his childhood, his years of living in the black neighborhood of Brownsville in Brooklyn, and his time at The Village Voice.