Nathan J. Robinson takes the ‘class’ out of ‘class traitor’

Current Affairs editor Nathan J. Robinson (GRuban / CC-BY 3.0)

I always liked Nathan J. Robinson but never really trusted him.

While I agree with most of what he writes and I’m an avid reader of his magazine Current Affairs, something about Robinson rubbed me the wrong way. As a lifelong socialist from a lower-class rural background, I had a hard time believing in the commitment to leftist politics of a Harvard grad who…

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Journalist and activist. Founder and co-chair of DivestSPD. Bylines at SPLC, The Baffler, GEN, USA Today. Follow on Twitter: @justwardoctrine, @DivestSPD

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Justin Ward

Justin Ward

Journalist and activist. Founder and co-chair of DivestSPD. Bylines at SPLC, The Baffler, GEN, USA Today. Follow on Twitter: @justwardoctrine, @DivestSPD

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