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April 14, 2014 | The Nation

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April 14, 2014

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Editorials

The fate of public sector unionism lies with a single Supreme Court justice—and not the one you’d want.

What happens when a computer sets your schedule?

As residents complain of nosebleeds and headaches, the country’s biggest oil-producing city moves to ban hydraulic fracturing.

Columns

The NYC mayor as fumbling amateur: this story writes itself, no facts required.

Articles

Most states shut down their debtors’ prisons more than 100 years ago; in 2005, Harpersville, Alabama, opened one back up.

Books & the Arts

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John Judis’s provocative history of US foreign policy toward Israel

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Immanuel Velikovsky’s strange quest for a scientific theory of everything

Book

The short stories in The UnAmericans are studies of effusive remoteness and meandering revolution.