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January 5, 2015 | The Nation

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January 5, 2015

Cover: art by John Mavroudis

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Editorials

At most, it only further proves the incompatibility of a secret intelligence service and an open democracy.

Reframing the CIA’s interrogation techniques as a violation of scientific and medical ethics may be the best way to achieve accountability.

Responses to the torture report ranged from angry to defensive to… silent.

Columns

These groups are already making a difference for women, victims of war, disease and violence—but they can do more with your help.

Valuing all lives equally would transform how we respond to the climate crisis.

Articles

When a parent is sent to prison, a child’s life is derailed, leaving schools to pick up the pieces.

The appearance of Palestinian defeat is an optical illusion—one that hides the probability of eventual Israeli defeat.

Books & the Arts

Book

Memory and revolution in Poland since 1989

Crossword

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