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The Nation will not be the organ of any party, sect, or body. It will, on the contrary, make an earnest effort to bring to the discussion of political and social questions a really critical spirit, and to wage war upon the vices of violence, exaggeration, and misrepresentation by which so much of the political writing of the day is marred.    -- from The Nation's founding prospectus, 1865

The Nation will not be the organ of any party, sect, or body. It will, on the contrary, make an earnest effort to bring to the discussion of political and social questions a really critical spirit, and to wage war upon the vices of violence, exaggeration, and misrepresentation by which so much of the political writing of the day is marred. -- from The Nation's founding prospectus, 1865

Carol Leigh: "Bad news but great reportage about sex worker activism...pictures intro the video. They are ahead of us, saying condoms shouldn't be used against us. This video expresses the sex workers' view extensively."

Carol Leigh: "Bad news but great reportage about sex worker activism...pictures intro the video. They are ahead of us, saying condoms shouldn't be used against us. This video expresses the sex workers' view extensively."

On this day in 1946, Emily Greene Balch (1867-1961) was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her decades of peace activism. She cofounded what became the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom during World War I, taught economics and sociology at Wellesley, worked as an editor for The Nation Magazine and also campaigned for women's suffrage, racial justice, control of child labor and better labor conditions as well as for disarmament.

On this day in 1946, Emily Greene Balch (1867-1961) was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her decades of peace activism. She cofounded what became the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom during World War I, taught economics and sociology at Wellesley, worked as an editor for The Nation Magazine and also campaigned for women's suffrage, racial justice, control of child labor and better labor conditions as well as for disarmament.

Dave Zirin, sports editor for The Nation magazine, joins us from Muhammad Ali’s hometown, Louisville, Kentucky, where he will attend Ali’s funeral. Zirin recounts Ali’s activism against racism in the city and says, "[T]his funeral is, in so many respects, Muhammad Ali’s last act of resistance, because what he is doing is pushing the country to come together to honor the most famous Muslim in the world at a time when a presidential candidate is running on a program of abject bigotry against…

Dave Zirin, sports editor for The Nation magazine, joins us from Muhammad Ali’s hometown, Louisville, Kentucky, where he will attend Ali’s funeral. Zirin recounts Ali’s activism against racism in the city and says, "[T]his funeral is, in so many respects, Muhammad Ali’s last act of resistance, because what he is doing is pushing the country to come together to honor the most famous Muslim in the world at a time when a presidential candidate is running on a program of abject bigotry against…

Originally composed by Francis Bellamy in 1892 and formally adopted by Congress as the pledge in 1942

The Man Who Wrote the Pledge of Allegiance

Originally composed by Francis Bellamy in 1892 and formally adopted by Congress as the pledge in 1942

Amazing Photos From The 1963 March On Washington The March on Washington was 50 years ago this week

23 Amazing Photos From The 1963 March On Washington

Amazing Photos From The 1963 March On Washington The March on Washington was 50 years ago this week

The Nation magazine: "There Are No Abortion Cakes" by Katha Pollitt. Brilliant.

The Nation magazine: "There Are No Abortion Cakes" by Katha Pollitt. Brilliant.

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