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April 1, 2013 | The Nation

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April 1, 2013

Cover: Cover photo by Reuters/Carlos Garcia Rawlins; cover design by Milton Glaser Incorporated

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Letters

Immigration, second-class wages, torture and taboo

Editorials

Is there any benefit to be found in an unbroken record of waste, futility and shame? Only if lessons learned prevent a catastrophe in Iran.

Alleen Brown on the school closure epidemic, Elana Leopold on the impact of NYPD surveillance, Catherine Defontaine on Stéphane Hessel, and the editors on the fight against Geo Group

The Democratic senator is introducing legislation to break them up, but he’s in an uphill battle—against not only the GOP but his own party.

Articles

In fourteen years, Chávez radically transformed Venezuela’s economy and society—and the majority of country loved him for it.

Day laborers who clean for ultra-Orthodox Jewish households are learning about their rights.

Reformers are targeting Mexican teachers, wielding tests as a weapon. Sound familiar?

The annual hoops hysteria known as March Madness generates a tidal wave of revenue—but the players don’t receive a dime of it.

Books & the Arts

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How do Greece’s economists and writers explain its social predicament?

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A historian’s view of why political demands, past and present, have weighed on Turkish debates about the Armenian genocide.

Crossword

And don’t miss Kosman and Picciotto’s crossword blog, Word Salad.