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June 22, 2009 Issue

Cover art by: Cover design by Gene Case & Stephen Kling/Avenging Angels

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  • Editorials

    Wall Street’s False Armistice

    The biggest names in Wall Street banking are back to business as usual. And if they're wrong in declaring the financial crisis over, the big losers will be President Obama and the American taxpayer.

    William Greider

  • MoveOn: Break the Silence on Torture and War

    A pending amendment to the $100 billion war spending bill also authorizes suppression of hundreds of torture photos. Will MoveOn use its muscle to stand up for progressive principles?

    Tom Hayden

  • The Trouble With Democrats

    If Democrats don't stand up to the banking lobby, it's unlikely that necessary and real credit reform will take place.

    William Greider

  • The Age of Paine

    It was Tom Paine, ink-stained wretch and citizen of the world, who first roused American patriots to action.

    John Nichols

  • Naming the Enemy

    Grassroots activists take on the banking industry on the question of bankruptcy reform.

    Christopher Hayes

  • The CIA’s Truth Problem

    Will the CIA tell Congress the truth? Would Congress listen if it did?

    Tim Weiner

  • A Culture War Casualty

    Barnett Slepian was the last abortion provider to be gunned down in America, in 1998--until George Tiller.

    Eyal Press

  • Noted.

    Voting rights for Kuwaiti women; Steve Earle's tribute to Townes Van Zandt; remembering Amos Elon

    the Editors

  • Governing GM

    The nationalization of General Motors and the offshoring of its jobs are yet another sign that we are moving toward a jobless recovery.

    the Editors

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