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Beneath the Radar

Gary Younge

The candidates for New Orleans mayor--two white, one black--differ
little on the issues. Voters may rely on the symbolism of race, but it
will take more than melanin to rebuild this city.

After nine years, Tony Blair's magic has worn off. His Labour Party has mutated from an imperfect conduit of progressive change into an active obstacle to it.

The American economy cannot function without migrant labor. The paradox
is the country's political culture cannot function without scapegoating

Socially conservative black churches may be ripe for exploitation by
the Christian right on gay marriage. But that's only part of the story.


Gary Younge
Gary Younge, the Alfred Knobler Journalism Fellow at The Nation Institute, is...