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August 4-11, 2014 | The Nation

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August 4-11, 2014

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Letters

Bad, bad Jerry Brown… he speaks like an angel… how progressive is the RPA?… Hammer blows…

Editorials

If Israel is not brought to justice, it will commit the same crimes again and again.

The 52,000 unaccompanied children who have shown up at the border are fleeing gang violence and have valid claims to asylum.

As the online behemoth strengthens its monopoly over the marketplace, publishers, like bookstores, are in a fight for survival.

Columns

The architects of our foreign-policy disasters would prefer we simply forget the past.

Articles

We may honorably disagree about how to resolve the crisis—but not about deeds that are rising to the level of war crimes.

In the battle against displacement in San Francisco, defenders of democracy are denounced as reactionaries, while agents of capital are lauded as revolutionaries.

Neocon think tanks get millions from wealthy donors, which they use to game the system, buy influence—and push for regime change.

Books & the Arts

A reporter’s journey involves writing with a sense of history and without false consolation.

Film

Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is as modest and patient an act of daredevilry as has ever been achieved on film.

Crossword

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