Current Affairs (magazine)
Current Affairs is an American bimonthly magazine that discusses political and cultural topics from a left-wing, progressive perspective. The magazine is published in print and online, and also has a podcast. It was founded by Nathan J. Robinson in 2015.
|Editor-in-chief||Nathan J. Robinson|
|Senior editor||Brianna Rennix|
|Amusements & managing editor||Lyta Gold|
|Newsletter editor||Nick Slater|
|Associate editor||Vanessa A. Bee|
|Legal editor||Oren Nimni|
|Founder||Nathan J. Robinson|
|Company||Current Affairs, LLC|
|Based in||New Orleans, Louisiana|
The magazine's described missions are "to produce the world's first readable political publication and to make life joyful again". Its format is influenced by magazines such as Jacobin and Spy. The print edition features colorful cartoons and full-page illustrations by various artists who are prominently credited for their work. Public figures such as Noam Chomsky and Glenn Greenwald have praised the magazine.
Essays in Current Affairs include critiques and history of popular culture, discussions of policy and its implementation, and proposals for solutions to societal problems. The magazine has also published long deconstructions of works by popular writers such as Charles Murray, Tucker Carlson, Jordan Peterson, Sam Harris, and Steven Pinker.