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April 15, 2013 | The Nation

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April 15, 2013

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Editorials

Deride the NRA's spokesman all you want, but his group is close to gutting gun control legislation in Congress.

Decades of work to change rape laws has done little to change culture.

Aura Bogado on the police killing of Manuel Diaz, Hamilton Fish on Iraq veteran Tomas Young, Robert Dreyfuss on “Obama's General” versus drones, the editors on New York City’s stop-and-frisk trial

Collecting DNA upon arrest can identify the guilty and exonerate the innocent. But it also amounts to an expanding racial dragnet.

Columns

For more than three decades, he was perhaps the most prominent establishment voice for the antiwar, human rights and civil rights movements.

Sooner or later, marriage equality will win. What happens to marriage then?

Articles

The NSA Four reveal how a toxic mix of cronyism and fraud blinded the agency before 9/11.

Media-savvy conservative think tanks take aim and fire at progressive power bases in the states. 

Books & the Arts

Book

Books about London in its Olympic year and after see Americanization eroding the city’s gift for democratic gradualism.

Poetry

Paul Hoover’s second edition of Postmodern American Poetry: A Norton Anthology.

Music

Philip Glass’s new opera, The Perfect American, is a mix of bluster and inspiration.

Crossword

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