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For the last 18 years, The Nation Cruises have presented many of America's top progressives and their ideas to our readership, while also helping raise money to support the publication of America's oldest weekly. Whether it's a panel discussion, one on one interview, a heated debate over dinner or late night get-togethers, The Nation Cruise provides ample opportunity to engage with progressive leaders and your fellow Nation readers to help you stay involved, connected and on top of what is taking place in our world.

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