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August 5-12, 2013 | The Nation

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August 5-12, 2013

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Letters

Response to “Letter to The Nation From a Young Radical”

Editorials

The problem is not that Zimmerman was afforded the presumption of innocence. It is that Trayvon Martin was not—and that defendants who look like him are denied that right every day.

The popular revolt against the incompetent Morsi government was inspiring—but the coup that followed sets a dangerous precedent.

How long are we supposed to remain calm when the laws we are called on to respect are an open assault on our humanity?

Afraid your record of sexual misconduct will ruin your electoral prospects? No problem!

An inspiring grassroots movement is fighting back against the GOP’s outrageous budget cuts and attacks on democracy.

Egypt cannot have a future as a viable, pluralistic democracy without the Muslim Brotherhood’s participation.

Columns

Why, to Beltway reporters, Glenn Greenwald is no Bob Woodward.

Republicans long ago embraced a whites-only political strategy—and continue to reap its rewards in Southern states.

Articles

A severe drought in the Southwest is devastating crops and farm communities—and sending a warning about climate change.

In the wake of Bangladesh's Rana Plaza disaster, consumers are showing new interest in brands that do right by their workers.

Ken Ward and Jay O'Hara are reminiscent of the human-centered, Quaker-inspired anti-nuke founders of Greenpeace.

How did a president beloved by Jews come to be regarded as an anti-Semite who refused to save them from the Nazis?

Books & the Arts

Dance

Alexei Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy renders the composer’s world and life in the Soviet Union through dance at American Ballet Theatre.

Book

Angus Burgin revisits Friedrich Hayek’s Mont Pelerin Society in The Great Persuasion.

Bounties on the mutineers demonstrate the limits of transparency.

Crossword

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