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February 25, 2013 | The Nation

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February 25, 2013

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Letters

Art for change, change for art; Haiti: hotels or houses?

Editorials

To be decent, an immigration reform bill must set out a path to citizenship that isn’t paved with broken glass.

A new report shows that a central element of the Bush administration response to 9/11 was itself to spread terror—on a global scale.

Bryce Covert on domestic workers and immigration reform, Scott Sherman on the fight over fair trade, Francis Reynolds on Upworthy, Katrina vanden Heuvel on the survival of magazines

A former FCC commissioner points out that the agency can simply enforce a campaign finance disclosure requirement that’s already on the books.

Columns

The president's inaugural address touched all the important bases, except one.

Whatever reform passes in Washington, poverty in the global South will continue to drive migration.

Articles

A five-decade bipartisan consensus on this key piece of civil rights legislation has collapsed—right when we need its protections more than ever before.

Establishing lower pay for new hires, these agreements have undermined union solidarity by opening a gulf between generations.

The Islamic Republic has survived for so long because its basic model is, according to numerous surveys, what a majority of Iranians actually want. 

The decline of the progressive income tax and the rise of inequality.

Books & the Arts

Book

How the work of a literary critic became the proxy for our preoccupation with the horrors of torture.

Book

A Russian novelist’s fight, in life and art, to see the world afresh in all its cruelty and splendor.

Amos Oz and Fania Oz-Salzberger’s Jews and Words.

Crossword

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