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January 29, 2007 | The Nation

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January 29, 2007

Cover: Cover by Gene Case & Stephen Kling/Avenging Angels

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William Greider on the Dems globalization offensive, Patricia J. Williams on the moral numbing of America, Martin Duberman on bohemian LA.

Letters

PEOPLE IN CLASS HOUSES

Freeland, Wash.

Editorials

A challenge to the President's moral integrity, wayward policies and strategies as he leads the American people deeper into war.

The time is right to upend big media's agenda.

Blocking Bush's escalation attempt is the first step toward bringing the troops home.

We can't survive without oceans, but you wouldn't know that from the way we treat them.

In 2007 Congress may get real on the fallacies and contradictions of global trade.

Columns

The day The Champ turned 65 was marked by the release of a line of snack foods bearing his image. Lost in the hype was Muhammad Ali's proud history as a war resister.

Given their sorry records on Iraq, why are are neocon pundits worth listening to at all?

TruthDig

Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel is more forthright about what's wrong in Iraq than any Democratic candidate so far.

Americans have become so sedated, obsessed and afraid, we are numb to the murders committed in our name.

Articles

Progressive "blink tanks" are pressuring Congressional Democrats to work to restore civil liberties lost by passage of Bush's Military Commissions Act.

First a postponed election, now a state of emergency: Bangladesh is slipping into chaos and could be Islamic extremists' next target.

Newspapers may be dinosaurs in the age of new media, but they have enough life to guide--and even define--our politics.

It's been five years since the first prisoners arrived at the US Naval base at Guantánamo. Will the new Congress undo the damage?

Web 2.0's greatest success capitalizes on our need to feel significant, admired and, above all, seen.

Books & the Arts

Art

Marden and Manet at MoMA.

Book

What is the self? Do we all have one? Is it best treated with Botox or with books? Bohemian Los Angeles explains it all.

Book

Eight books explore the right-wing assault on American politics and chart a course for a Democratic resurgence.

3rd Party Article

A student at Morgan College fills a void in the community with C-Note, his own line of clothing.

The same three pillars of US society that Dr. King urged people to confront--racism, imperialism, capitalism--continue with unabated brutality. What can be done? History may hold some answers.

Protesters respond to Lieberman and McCain's calls for more troops.

Progressive action on reproductive rights should extend beyond the US.

Ralph Reed's former right-hand man is now calling on fellow Evangelical Christians to take a break from politics.