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July 22-29, 2013 | The Nation

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July 22-29, 2013

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Letters

No good deed goes unpunished; smashing the glass ceiling; the dollar rules the world

Editorials

Hint: it’s not the marriage part.

Activists are already moving ‘from outrage to action’ in fighting the Supreme Court’s awful VRA decision.

John Nichols on a bipartisan resolution on Syria, Eunji Kim on LA’s plastic bag ban

What could have provoked such massive protests against a soccer festival from the sport’s most passionate fans?

Columns

Despite its DOMA decision, the recent rulings by the Supreme Court reflect a conservative majority bent on ignoring enduring inequality.

By refusing to give up on a done deal, Texas feminists showed us what the future of pro-choice activism looks like.

Articles

A resurgent protest culture fights back against Rahm Emanuel’s austerity agenda.

The reform-minded senator talks tough, and she knows where the bodies are buried.

I leaned out when I should have leaned in. But the problem is about much more than individual women’s choices.

Books & the Arts

Distrust and distortion occupy the distance between much of Turkey and the Kurds of Diyarbakir. Can they be overcome?

Architecture

The architecture of the new World Trade Center buildings emphasizes that their business is none of ours.

Film

Joshua Oppenheimer’s The Act of Killing, Jem Cohen’s Museum Hours, Eliav Lilti’s Israel: A Home Movie, Jerry Bruckheimer’s Enemy of the State

Crossword

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