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How former New York Fed chair Stephen Friedman made a bundle on the AIG bailout.
A tale of seduction and intimidation.
African immigrant workers have been protesting mafia operations as well as nativist racism.
What will become of the poem and the novel in this new century of rapid transformation?
For the offensive in Marja have lasting significance, it must be followed by political settlement and regional diplomacy.
Inside ICE's secret detention facility on Varick Street in Manhattan.
CPAC's favorite for president, public options for healthcare,terrorism in the eye of the beholder.
There's still a chance it can be resuscitated.
Individuals can be a powerful engine for change by demanding green products and reducing fossil fuel consumption.
The cost of failing to see our common fate.
When the accusation (anti-Semitism) says more about the accuser (The New Republic) than the accused (Andrew Sullivan).
Pre-emptive evolution, the voices of time, infodumps: the science fiction of J.G. Ballard offers not prescience but present-sense.
Life in America is once more approaching John Ashbery, from one drifty moment to the next.
Charles Juliet's Conversations with Samuel Beckett and Bram van Velde; Matthew Spender's Arshile Gorky: Goats on the Roof: A Life in Letters and Documents; Zak Smith's We Did Porn: Memoir and Drawings.
Maureen Howard's most recent novel is The Rags of Time.
Letters published in the March 15, 2010 issue.
This puzzle appeared in the March 15, 2010 edition of The Nation.