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Letters submitted by our readers are read and published in the magazine.


  • July 24, 2012

    Letters

    Why elites fail

    Our Readers

  • June 27, 2012

    Letters

    On Christa Wolf, Katha Pollitt and “a stitch in nine.”

    Our Readers

  • June 5, 2012

    Letters

    About NATO, the Postal Service, Gil Scott-Heron and Obama’s record

    Our Readers

  • May 29, 2012

    Letters

    Responses to Alexander Cockburn, John M. Barry, Katha Pollitt and Jane McAlevey, and another Italian lesson

    Our Readers

  • May 22, 2012

    Letters

    On Dorothea Lange, Michael Harrington, Earth Day and solitary confinement

    Our Readers and Mark Hertsgaard

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  • Culture May 9, 2012

    Letters

    Bruce Springsteen, Death of a Salesman, Barbara Ehrenreich, Iran

    Our Readers

  • May 1, 2012

    Letters

    Feedback on the April 23 issue: praise for Elizabeth Warren, Jonathan Schell and Katniss Everdeen, and an Italian lesson for Barry Schwabsky.

    Our Readers and Barry Schwabsky

  • April 25, 2012

    Letters

    Response to Tom Hayden’s “Participatory Democracy,” with Hayden’s reply, and to Linda Darling-Hammond’s “Redlining Our Schools.” Plus a couple historical corrections.

    Our Readers and Tom Hayden

  • April 17, 2012

    Letters

    Feedback on the April 9 issue: trusting government (“again?”), Katha Pollitt’s plea to affluent pro-choicers and Burt Neuborne's open letter to the ACLU

    Our Readers and Burt Neuborne