The Nation http://wamc.org en Victor Navasky at Spencertown Academy Arts Center http://wamc.org/post/victor-navasky-spencertown-academy-arts-center <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Victor&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Navasky</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;will be in conversation with Peter&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Biskind</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;on Saturday afternoon at&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">4PM at <a href="http://spencertownacademy.org/current-events/2013/02/1299">Spencertown Academy Arts Center</a>.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>As a former editor of <em>The New York Times Magazine</em> and the longtime editor of <em>The Nation</em>, Victor Navasky knows just how transformative—and incendiary—cartoons can be. In his new book, <em>The Art of Controversy</em>, Navasky guides readers through some of the greatest cartoons ever created.</p><p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 63012 at http://wamc.org Victor Navasky at Spencertown Academy Arts Center Leftist Magazine Puts Sanders, Shumlin on Honor Roll http://wamc.org/post/leftist-magazine-puts-sanders-shumlin-honor-roll <p>Two Vermont elected officials have been named to The Nation magazine's 2012 progressive honor roll.<br><br>Sen. Bernie Sanders was chosen by the left-leaning weekly as its most-valuable progressive. The magazine cites Sanders for his defense of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid against cuts being talked about in Washington.<br><br>Gov. Peter Shumlin gets The Nation's nod as the most valuable governor in the country. It cites Shumlin's work on budget issues, and his support for a single-payer health care system in Vermont.<br> Wed, 26 Dec 2012 22:50:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 54573 at http://wamc.org Leftist Magazine Puts Sanders, Shumlin on Honor Roll