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January 30, 2012 | The Nation

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January 30, 2012

January 30, 2012
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John Nichols on the GOP's anti-union zealotry, Gabriel Hetland on grassroots democracy in Venezuela, and Calvin Trillin on Newt vs. Mitt

Editorials

Those clamoring for big cuts shouldn’t expect much, if anything, to change this year.

Natasja Sheriff on the EPA’s new rules, Eric Mann on the LA Metro’s civil rights violations, plus justice for Woody Guthrie and Dalton Trumbo

Hammered by the recession, the key Latino voting bloc is concerned with the economy and education, too.

Columns

Once again, the MSM falls for the story of Saul Bellow's "former liberal" son, who specializes in publishing right-wing dreck.

From Newt Gingrich to Ron Paul, Republican presidential candidates have stopped speaking in code and embraced baldly racist rhetoric.

Articles

The new version of the federal education law would further entrench the problems besetting schools that serve poor and minority children.

Citizenship is not just a duty. It’s a blessing, a gift handed down by generations of forebears.

One town’s participatory budget has attracted activists and officials from around the world.

Should states or the rubber-stamp NRC decide whether nuclear plants continue to operate?

Books & the Arts

Art

An artist known as a trickster and showman stages a disappearing act at the Guggenheim.

Book

A lack of local democracy and equal protection has led to the collapse of the American criminal justice system.

Book

Most people caught up in the Algerian War left no accounts of it at all.