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June 8, 2015 | The Nation

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June 8, 2015

Cover: design by Robert Best

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Letters

The 9-to-5 dream; the root of all good and evil; praise for a poet of fact…

Editorials

John Boehner claims public financing had nothing to do with the Amtrak disaster, but like so many others, it can be directly traced to funding shortfalls.

The dean of American investigative journalism knows a thing or two about how to vet sources and separate fact from fiction.

Every story that centrists told about the recession turned out to be wrong.

On Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and the federal death penalty. 

Columns

A Colorado program to give low-income teens long-acting contraception dropped the teen abortion rate dramatically. But conservatives refuse to fund it.

Articles

Fifty years ago, African-Americans were denied the right to vote. Now the vast majority of Americans are being denied the rightful value of their vote.

President Erdogan plans to rewrite the Constitution and concentrate yet more power in his hands.

Like other struggling schools, the University of Arizona is raising out-of-state tuition—and courting the affluent students who can afford to pay it.

The crusade to ban Russia policy critics

Books & the Arts

Book

The superheroine’s polygamous creator exploited the love and labor of the women who were his inspiration.

Book

Kevin Kruse’s new book explores how “Christian America” was invented to fight FDR’s New Deal.

Film

On Ex Machina and Andrew Bujalski’s Results