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June 27, 2005 | The Nation

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June 27, 2005

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

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Gore Vidal smells something rotten in Ohio, Nick Nyhart punctures the myth of small-donor clout in 2004 and Deborah Scroggins looks at Muslims in Holland.

Letters

HEALTHCARE IN AFGHANISTAN

Baltimore

Editorials

House members calling for an Iraq exit strategy move toward the majority as their opponents stay in the minority.

ELLSBERG ON WHISTLEBLOWERS

Voting irregularities in the 2004 election demonstrate the urgency of election reform.

Speculation about Deep Throat is a distraction from the threat of illegal government surveillance.

Sending Christopher Cox to the SEC is as shameful as sending
John Bolton to the UN.

Columns

Column Left

The White House knew more than it let on as it played the Pat Tillman story for political benefit.

The people of Africa, not Western corporations, should benefit from Africa's resources.

Music

People who believe in academic freedom should denounce CUNY's treatment of an atheist professor.

India has a billion people in it, and in reality, maybe 2 percent of them get to fly in a plane or go online.

Articles

The California governor's campaign to pass a series of ballot initiatives is off to a rocky start.

Tim Robbins discusses Embedded, his play based on the Iraq war.

Opposition to Wal-Mart in a community can invigorate progressive politics and expose entrenched politicians as vision-free hacks.

Progressives should redefine what constitutes an ownership
society.

The United States should respect international human rights
standards within its own borders.

Contrary to popular opinion, large donors dominated
fund-raising even more than usual in the 2004 election cycle.

The debate over women and Islam is polarizing Dutch society.

It is time for a serious solution to the problem of retirement
security.

Books & the Arts

Book

What does today's culture of television and video games say
about society?

Book

The US government employed jazz musicians as ambassadors to
the world during the cold war.

Book

Billie Holiday wasn't just adored by her fans but by her
friends and colleagues as well.