Tag: the nation
  • Mourning Alexander Cockburn
  • I was an intern at the Nation when Alexander Cockburn came to town. His white hair was wispy, his manner energetic, and his tone didn't change when he spoke to us. As an intern, a lowly creature on the totem pole, even in a workplace as friendly as the Nation, you notice when Important...

  • Regarding Christopher
  • Part of the reason why Hitchens was so prolific — and the reason he had such an outsize career and such an outsize effect on his readers — is that he was possibly the least troubled with self-doubt of all the writers on earth.

  • 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!