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January 6-13, 2014 | The Nation

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January 6-13, 2014

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Letters

Keep talkin' happy talk… till the fat lady sings…

Editorials

By the time of his death at age 95, South Africans were well prepared to keep his dream alive—that too is part of Nelson Mandela’s great legacy.

For decades, first at Pantheon and then at the New Press, he was a lion of progressive publishing.

The Snowden revelations have vindicated The Nation and the ACLU. When will the government correct the record and stop the abuses?

Despite Governor Andrew Cuomo’s opposition, hopes are running high.

Columns

Hard-hitting New York Times coverage has been journalism at its best—although the Chinese authorities apparently don't agree.

The people celebrate the man and the revolutionary, while venting frustration with the path his party has taken.

Articles

We celebrate these heroes both for their accomplishments of the past year and their determination to do even more in 2014.

As American energy production booms, thousands face pipelines in their backyards.

In attacking “the structural causes of inequality,” he is reviving that great movement’s “preferential option for the poor.”

Books & the Arts

Book

Kennedy’s presidency and assassination seem more elusive as the decades pass.

Book

How did something as trivial as spam end up on the forefront of cyberwar?

Art

Do our financial wizards, like vampires, leave no reflection in the mirror of art?

Architecture

Real estate has become an extractive industry, mining the air for property.

Crossword

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