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June 23-30, 2014 | The Nation

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June 23-30, 2014

Cover: design by Robert Best

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Letters

Bitcoin, bitcoin, going so fast… students keep up the pressure… teachers held in the rubber room… for women only… Cold War déjà vu (all over again)… Capital in Pie Town…

Editorials

Do white pundits, reporters and TV producers have a no-snitch policy on exposing crises in the white community?

Her new book reconsiders how democratic the digital world really is.

Some companies want the ban dropped.

Columns

Why exactly did the telegenic Cambodian campaigner use fake trafficking victims to raise philanthropic cash from Westerners? And when will Nicholas Kristof ever learn?

Why we avoid talking about the one thing that might stop the next bloodbath

Articles

Virtually everyone agrees the system is broken. But while some feminists want colleges to deliver justice, others argue it’s just not their job. Who is right?

If you live in a toxic environment like this, surrounded by refineries, you’re probably not thinking about some future apocalypse. You’re living in one.

Books & the Arts

Book

Censors thought it dirty and rebellious, but what makes Ulysses radical is its dramatization of the unending conflict between good and evil.

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How Americans have become tyrannized by the culture’s overinvestment in choice.

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Why World War II offered Hollywood directors an escape into reality.

Crossword

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