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July 30-August 6, 2012 | The Nation

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July 30-August 6, 2012

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Editorials

Between Tea Party governors’ refusing to expand Medicaid and the attack ads vilifying Obamacare, progressives have a lot of work to do.

As a former insurance flack, I know progressive infighting over Obamacare will play right into the industry's hands.

But the fact that five justices were nearly willing to strike it down shows just how conservative this Court truly is.

Thank you for casting us in your life.

Columns

Those demanding change in response to the Libor scandal forget how deeply the corruption is rooted.

The Affordable Care Act extends coverage to almost 14 million women. Ladies, give the president a hand.

Articles

He spent his life inside the GOP establishment. Now, he’s on the warpath against the right. What’s gotten into David Frum?

As states like Mississippi reject solitary confinement, this “blue” state leads the nation in the use of “disciplinary segregation.” Or as prisoners call it: torture.

Let’s celebrate a new generation of activists who challenge the powerful and mobilize the masses.

Books & the Arts

Book

Timothy Noah and Charles Murray offer starkly different explanations of growing economic and social inequality in the United States.

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How social equality was used to discredit the egalitarian project of Reconstruction.

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German “ordoliberalism” and Eurocrats have the EU on the brink, but Germany’s most famous philosopher remains optimistic about European democracy.

Crossword

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