Indian American named President of The Nation magazine

Bhaskar Sunkara was named one of America's 40 Under 40 Most Influential in Government and Politics by Fortune in 2020.

Indian American named President of The Nation magazine
Indian American Bhaskar Sunkara, the founding editor and publisher of the socialist periodical "Jacobin." Credits: Twitter (https://twitter.com/sunraysunray?t=8UFiL89-TnVw9fTktooTsg & s=09)

Bhaskar Sunkara, the founding editor and publisher of the socialist periodical "Jacobin," has been chosen president of The Nation, a progressive political, cultural, and opinion magazine.

Indian American Bhaskar Sunkara, the founding editor and publisher of the socialist periodical "Jacobin." Credits: literaturfestival.com

Sunkara, 32, will head The Nation's publishing and business strategy, working alongside publisher and editorial director Katrina vanden Heuvel and editor D.D. Guttenplan, according to a news release announcing his appointment.