The Nation and liberalism in the US
By Barry Grey, November 9, 2012
The full depth of reaction emerges when the Nation turns its fixation on race and gender to the subject of white people.
By Joseph Kishore, October 22, 2012
In making their case for the reelection of Barack Obama, the writers and editors of the Nation magazine are compelled to resort to sophistry and lies.
By Jerry White, October 11, 2012
With less than four weeks to the US elections, the Democratic Party is hoping to recover from the impact of President Obama’s dismal performance last week in the first debate.
By Tom Carter, Barry Grey, December 27, 2011
A comment published on the web site of the Nation by columnist Robert Scheer demonstrates that the left-liberal layers for whom the magazine speaks are neither willing nor able to conduct a principled defense of democratic rights.
By David Walsh, December 17, 2011
Christopher Hitchens began his public life as a “left” journalist in Britain and moved on, without undergoing any apparent internal struggle, to become a proponent of imperialist war and oppression, residing in Washington, D.C.
By Janel Flechsig, December 13, 2011
The Nation’s Katha Pollitt responded to the Obama administration’s decision to bar over-the-counter sales of the Plan B drug to all women by pledging to vote for Obama.
By David Walsh, October 14, 2011
Various liberal and ex-left forces who claim to support the anti-Wall Street movement are seeking to divert it into support for the Democratic Party, or into the orbit of the trade unions and “identity” politics.
By David Walsh, October 7, 2011
The Nation magazine and the International Socialist Organization are intervening in the Wall Street protests to prevent the emergence of a movement in opposition to the Democratic Party and capitalism.
By David Walsh, June 27, 2011
On the Nation web site, Tom Hayden, longtime Democratic Party operative, has posted a dishonest and contemptible article about Barack Obama’s June 22 speech on the war in Afghanistan.
By David Walsh, December 30, 2010
The Nation magazine in the US, with its publication of “The Case of Julian Assange” by columnist Katha Pollitt, has joined the right-wing campaign against the WikiLeaks co-founder.
The pseudo-left and the October 2 Washington rally
By Patrick Martin, October 9, 2010
An array of middle-class organizations calling themselves socialist endorsed the demonstration called by the unions to support the Democratic Party in the November election.
By Patrick Martin, September 16, 2010
In a series of commentaries published over the past week, liberal media pundits have claimed that two recent speeches by President Obama signal a turn to the left and an embrace of the social reform policies of Franklin Roosevelt and the New Deal.