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June 2, 2014 | The Nation

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June 2, 2014

Cover: art by Doug Chayka

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Letters

Everything is Piketty-boo… …and when did he know it?… teaching in Seattle…

Editorials

The demise of the New York Public Library’s Central Library Plan is the end of a Bloomberg-era castle in the sky.

Still mourning Chokwe Lumumba, progressives gather to push his vision for worker-owned co-ops.

Menopause isn’t “The Change,” she says. Instead, fertility is what’s unusual.

If Monica Lewinsky were a man, she would have transcended the Clinton scandal long ago.

Sixty years after the decision, it’s worth remembering it took Congress to finally smash Jim Crow.

We in civil society must sharpen our demands.

Books & the Arts

Book

With its lack of art and absence of thought, the blockbuster Norwegian novel disappoints.

Book

Because nobody else thinks like her.

Book

Democracy was once a comforting fiction. Has it become an uninhabitable one?

Book

It’s one of the most ticklish questions of liberal philosophy.

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In Zündel’s Exit, Markus Werner gorges on the limit point of madness.

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How the religion of genius collapsed under the blows of egalitarianism.

Crossword

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