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December 3, 2012 | The Nation

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December 3, 2012

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Letters

Now let’s move forward; bottom line: he's gone; a plague on both their houses; weapons of mass terror; clear the air with Russia on Syria; Swank Filer, where are you?

Editorials

In 2012, white supremacy not only lost the election. It was a crucial factor in explaining how Obama won.

Why women are winning the culture wars and what we should take on next.

 

Along with marijuana decriminalization in other states, the success of Proposition 36 in California is a ray of hope for those trapped in the abyss of the War on Drugs.

From Senate races to state and city referendums, Americans made clear they wanted to limit the corrupting power of corporate money.

Within some military and intelligence circles, it was the CIA director's relationship with JSOC—not Paula Broadwell—that raised concerns.

As people who have devoted our lives to forging a more peaceful and just world, we salute Manning's courage and condemn his treatment at the hands of the government.

Columns

The Romney campaign’s self-delusion was only possible because of its MSM enablers.

Articles

The “fiscal cliff” is being used to demand cuts that would otherwise be politically impossible.

In the next four years—and beyond—progressives must create the political space for the president to represent the majority of Americans.

Missed opportunities, roads not taken—these are the central themes of Stone's new documentary. 

Books & the Arts

Book

Can the two central images of Poland during World War II—a country of heroes and a country of collaborators—ever be combined?

Book

Paul Tough and Jonathan Kozol examine how decades of family-unfriendly policies have heightened the stress experienced by many children at home and school.

Art

Why two artists use a printer to make paintings without using paint.

Crossword

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