D.D. Guttenplan

D.D. Guttenplan writes from The Nation’s London bureau. His book American Radical: The Life and Times of I.F. Stone was awarded the Sperber Prize for biography. He also produced of the acclaimed documentary film Edward Said: The Last Interview, and wrote and presented War, Lies and Audiotape, a radio documentary about the Vietnam War for the BBC. His latest book, The Nation: A Biography, is available in print or as an e-book at TheNation.com/ebooks. Follow him on Twitter: @ddguttenplan.

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Friday, May 26, 2017
While Democrats Bicker, Another Republican Bully Wins an Election
W e live in the age of rich bullies. In November, Donald Trump showed that a proven record of stiffing your own employees and being caught on tape boasting about grabbing women “by the pussy,” was no bar to being elected president of the United States. “When you’re a star,” Trump told Billy Bush, “...
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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Why Was Heath Mello Thrown Under the Bus?
OMAHA, Nebraska — On my first morning here in Nebraska, I walked right into a glass wall. “Wow! Didn’t see that coming,” I thought, as the blood poured down my nose. So I have some sense of what it must have been like for Heath Mello, the young Democrat trying to get elected mayor of the biggest...
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Friday, August 07, 2015
What Would the GOP Do Without Donald Trump?
CLEVELAND—What would the Republican Party do without Donald Trump? Although he sucks up all the air in the room, the angriest white man on the planet also turned what would otherwise have been the deadliest two hours on television into an electrifying illustration of the effect of celebrity in...
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Tuesday, July 19, 2011
What Did the Murdochs Know, and When Did They Know It?
It just keeps getting dirtier and dirtier—and that was before yesterday morning’s report that Sean Hoare was found dead in his home.
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