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Introducing the Nation Builders

Books and the Arts

In his music and his prose, Virgil Thomson perfected a whimsically deadpan sensibility.

John Lahr’s biography of Tennessee William gets mired down in psychoanalysis.

Architecture lets us speak of the spoken indirectly.

Ebooks - Molly Ivins

News and Analysis

After drugs were found aboard the Ping May, a vessel owned by his wife’s family’s company, Colombian authorities are investigating.

The jobless recovery means massive speedups for many workers you depend on.

An internal memo reveals how TFA’s obsessive PR game covers up its lack of results in order to justify greater expansion.

state prison

In 1996, the NYPD charged George Bell, Gary Johnson and Rohan Bolt in the brutal Davis-Epstein murders, but the evidence was never airtight.

Accountability for the massacre in Iraq is a start—but we should also be talking about reducing reliance on private military contractors.

In a wide-ranging conversation, he discusses the surveillance state, the American political system and the price he’s paid for his understanding of patriotism.

Polls show strong support for an initiative there. And it’s on the ballot in Oregon and Alaska, too.

People who are black and poor aren’t allowed to be young and irresponsible.

Ukraine elections

The terms “pro-European” and “anti-European” no longer serve as useful reference points in Ukrainian politics—the real issue in this election was war or peace.




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