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March 24, 2014 | The Nation

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March 24, 2014

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Editorials

The international community should be pushing for compromise to prevent this fragile and bitterly divided country from breaking apart.

Today’s protests are a callejón sin salida, a dead end.

The mayor of Jackson, Mississippi was a true revolutionary.

A major international commission probes the political origins of health inequities—and finds wealthy nations deserve much of the blame.

Columns

Conservative hysteria over Putin’s aggression in 2014 is eerily reminiscent of right-wing reaction to a previous Crimean adventure, at the dawn of the Cold War.

Articles

This old American democratic tradition already has deep support at the grassroots.

The National Front leader has cleverly rebranded her father’s party, cloaking its far-right agenda with liberal rhetoric.
 

German corporations are far more respectful of worker rights—and may have more influence on future US developments than our politicians realize.

Last summer's protest movement has faded, but now, after eleven years in power, Prime Minister Erdogan faces unprecedented corruption allegations.

Rising oil and gas production close to home is enabling a more aggressive stance toward rivals abroad.

Books & the Arts

Book

The unflinching fiction of Ludmilla Petrushevskaya.

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Elizabeth Fenn, the Mandans and a renaissance in historical writing.

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The life and unvarnished style of Barbara Stanwyck.

Crossword

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