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June 11, 2007 Issue

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  • Features

    Colossus of Baghdad

    As conditions worsen inside Baghdad's embattled Green Zone, construction continues on a grandiose US Embassy complex that mirrors Bush Administration delusions of a reordered Middle East. Take a virtual tour.

    Tom Engelhardt

  • More Like It Hot

    To live and dine in California, where one in four is an immigrant, is to sit at a global table. And a bland national cuisine is heating up.

    Andrew Lam

  • CEOs vs. Slaves

    New chasms are opening in the unequal terrain of American society: To the ranks of exploited domestics and factory workers, consider the emerging proletariat of adjunct faculty and temporary attorneys.

    Barbara Ehrenreich

  • Hip Heterodoxy

    A group of economists is challenging the most basic assumptions of neoclassical economic theory, and their influence is growing.

    Christopher Hayes

  • The Secret Air War in Iraq

    Bombs from American planes are killing tens of thousands of Iraqi civilians, and no one in the mainstream media is talking about it.

    Nick Turse

  • Exodus

    Iraq has prompted the fastest-growing refugee crisis in the world, and it's threatening to destabilize the entire region.

    Stephen Glain

  • Editorials

    Wolfowitz and the Bank

    Paul Wolfowitz's resignation won't reform the World Bank. But it could spark a new era of independence from the International Monetary Fund.

    Mark Weisbrot

  • No-Sweat Sit-Ins Hit Academe

    Will a donation from Nike deflect Stanford's efforts to curb sweatshop labor in the making of its sports regalia?

    the Editors

  • Iraq Timeline Runs Out

    What is it that Congressional Democrats don't get about the Iraq debate?

    the Editors

  • Raw Deal on Immigration

    The Senate's "grand bargain" on immigration may be the best deal to be done in the present political climate, but it's still not good enough.

    the Editors

  • Sick Justice

    Alberto Gonzales now stands revealed as an unambiguous conspirator against the Constitution--as does his boss.

    the Editors

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  • Books and the Arts

    Colossus of Baghdad

    As conditions worsen inside Baghdad's embattled Green Zone, construction continues on a grandiose US Embassy complex that mirrors Bush Administration delusions of a reordered Middle East. Take a virtual tour.

    Tom Engelhardt

  • Dreamscape

    Reviews of the animated psychoanalytic sci-fi thriller Paprika, 9 Star Hotel and Poison Friends.

    Stuart Klawans

  • The Doctor Stories

    Atul Gawande offers up a banal self-help manual for aspiring MDs, while Pauline Chen prescribes a dose of compassion.

    Lizzy Ratner

  • Lengths

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    Evening succeeds evening.

    Demons discourse
    on familiar topics.

    Rae Armantrout

  • An African Solution

    Two new books on the AIDS epidemic in Africa suggest that the best treatment may be found in the continent's own social movements.

    Andrew Rice

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