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February 27, 2012 | The Nation

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February 27, 2012

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Eyal Press on conscientious objectors in Israel, Michelle Goldberg on Margaret Sanger and Todd Gitlin on nonviolence and Occupy

Letters

“Hell” in Iowa; Ron Paul's bedfellows

Editorials

Forcing the Komen reversal was huge—but it was a campaign born of outrage, not ambitious vision.

The Occupy movement has been a seedbed of creativity. Now it needs to declare its values.

Michael Blanding on the Vermont Yankee power plant, Greg Kaufman on wage theft in Florida and John Nichols on Bernie Sanders's fight to save the USPS

Obama’s abandonment of patient diplomacy—combined with Israel’s bellicose demands—has pushed us dangerously close to conflict.

Columns

How can it be that the “richest Jew in the world” can buy the foreign policy of a major party’s presidential contender and “the Jews” have somehow escaped the blame?

The authors of Arizona’s new law want to collapse Latino identity into white American mythology.

Articles

With the invention of drones, we crossed into a new frontier: killing that’s risk-free, remote, and detached from human cues.

Why do patriotic members of an elite combat unit refuse to serve in the occupied territories?

In a volatile era, OWS’s participatory democracy makes more sense than top-down government.

Books & the Arts

Book

Margaret Sanger’s legacy continues to haunt debates about abortion and family planning.

Book

For the critic John Leonard, “books are where we go alone to complicate ourselves.”

Art

Zoe Strauss has turned the streets of Philadelphia into a museum for her photography.

Book

Timothy Pachirat’s gut-wrenching account of slaughterhouse work.