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In a tough year for progressives, these courageous people and smart ideas shone through.
Why won't Facebook philanthropist Mark Zuckerberg use his gift to build on progress already being made?
The problems facing our schools demand solutions, not slogans.
In his new memoir the South African leader struggles to overcome his image as a saint.
More than 26 million Americans don't have enough work, while robber-baron CEOs report record profits. So why aren't the unemployed on the march?
The Supreme Court judge turns a blind eye to corporate spitballs.
The response to the allegations against the WikiLeaks founder prove that when it comes to rape, the left still doesn't get it.
When considering Obama's presidency in the long view, remember that history provides many more examples of thwarted resistance than it does of sweeping social change.
Habeas corpus rescued Walter Rideau from an unjust prison sentence, but during its long history the great writ has been used to muffle the sighs of prisoners as much as to relieve them.
The truly consequential choices an artist makes are never experienced as choice but as necessity.
Tim Wu and Kevin Kelly speak for a new technocracy, and their new books epitomize its myopia, libertarianism and frustration with the political system.
Defying adversities imposed by borders has been one of Afropop's key modes of transcendence.
This puzzle originally appeared in the January 17, 1976, issue.