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April 28, 2014 | The Nation

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April 28, 2014

Cover: design by Robert Best

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Letters

This is your brain on poison… "monetizing" scholars… doubting Thomas… mishegoss II…

Editorials

The McCutcheon campaign finance ruling is only the latest in a series of bad decisions that have sparked growing grassroots resistance.

Conservatives are suddenly very unhappy to see moral judgments about sex and families invading the corporate realm.

Columns

Many Israelis, Netanyahu included, were never serious about seeking a two-state solution in the peace negotiations.

The imprisonment of an American couple in Qatar reveals biases in criminal justice, at home and abroad.

Articles

The network wants to reshape the market. But first it must reach—and win over—its viewers. 

A growing controversy over use of the “paddle” to discipline children has a painful racial subtext.

Inside the movement that’s pushing to make a living wage a reality in Seattle.

Books & the Arts

Book

How turning the Murder of Kitty Genovese into a parable erased its particulars.

Book

When US soldiers venture abroad, women’s bodies can become the occupied territories.

Film

Nymphomaniac is Lars von Trier’s latest ode to titillation and traps.

Book

How the literary critic Paul de Man turned evasiveness into authority.

Crossword

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