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July 9, 2007 Issue

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  • Editorials

    Who Is Hillary Clinton?

    A closer look at Hillary Clinton's career reveals a technocratic centrist whose political ambition might trump any progressive policy promises.

    Barbara Ehrenreich

  • Who’s Afraid of History?

    Official Washington wants to avoid the "divisive ordeal" of looking at what went wrong in Iraq. But upcoming hearings for Admiral Michael Mullins' nomination as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is the perfect opportunity.

    Stanley I. Kutler

  • A New Green Card Deal

    History is full of examples showing that policies designed to exclude immigrants are doomed to fail.

    Mae M. Ngai

  • Revolution in Venezuela?

    Oil money allows Hugo Chávez to do many things, but it will never be enough to buy a revolution.

    Joaquín Villalobos

  • In Praise of Red Tape

    When lawmakers and the media failed to hold the Bush Administration to account, it was left to bureaucrats to defend the integrity of government.

    Christopher Hayes

  • Eyeless in Gaza

    The disaster in Gaza has many fathers, but its most direct cause was the Bush Administration's cynical manipulation of democracy promotion.

    the Editors

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  • Books and the Arts

    Who’s Afraid of History?

    Official Washington wants to avoid the "divisive ordeal" of looking at what went wrong in Iraq. But upcoming hearings for Admiral Michael Mullins' nomination as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is the perfect opportunity.

    Stanley I. Kutler

  • Anatomy of a Murder

    Reviews of A Mighty Heart, Sicko, Czech Dream and Unborn in the USA.

    Stuart Klawans

  • Madman With Broom

    The realist crows return
    at earliest morning.
    And the madman with broom,

    Michael Palmer

  • Company Man

    Martin Duberman's biography of Lincoln Kirstein is a case study of the relationship between art and power.

    Lynn Garafola

  • The Improbable Moralist

    Leonard Michaels's fiction captured his evolution from sex-obsessed misogyny to self-identified moralism.

    Phillip Lopate

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