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March 26, 2007 | The Nation

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March 26, 2007

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

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Victor Navasky remembers Arthur Schlesinger, Patricia Williams questions the ethics of invasive childcare, Stuart Klawans reviews films from Korea, Ireland and India.

Letters

MOLLY: DEEP IN THE HEARTS OF TEXAS

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Editorials

Polling experts say that Bush's numbers are at an all-time low, and that only certain toxic molds have come close to those numbers in the past.

Revelations of Colombian government collusion with paramilitary thugs ought to put the damper on President Bush's Latin American tour.

Remembering an eminent activist historian whose passing has left the public sphere much poorer.

Nothing personal, but Hillary Clinton is a candidate of the past.

After four years of war, complete withdrawal from Iraq is the only way to redeem our nation for the death and destruction it has imposed.

Affordable healthcare is rapidly emerging as the top domestic policy issue in the 2008 presidential race. Candidates, got ideas?

Columns

TruthDig

As dangerous as any cornered animal, Dick Cheney now stands revealed as a man of deep corruption.

The case of a severely disabled 9-year-old girl whose parents subjected her to a series of nonessential surgeries raises troubling questions about medical ethics and public policy.

Arthur Schlesinger refused to recognize the boundaries most intellectuals accept.

Articles

Mourning a slain young mother in New Orleans, the only way to dignify her death is to try to create real justice here.

As America embarks on the longest, most costly presidential race in history, Russ Feingold is asking Congress to apply the brakes.

Did the Pentagon's biggest Iraq contractor violate military policy
by hiring Blackwater and other private military companies?

The US Supreme Court should look back on its most regrettable and most courageous decisions.

Judges' ability to discriminate against expert witnesses has ended up empowering large corporations.

Bush needs to acknowledge how little Colombia and Guatemala are doing to combat cocaine trafficking to the United States.

Cutbacks and a penchant for profits and happy news hid the plight of wounded soldiers.

A medical breakthrough has provoked opposition from conservatives, consumer advocates and antivaccine groups.

The Libby trial exposed the truth about who really pulls the strings in the Bush White House.

Books & the Arts

Film

Reviews of The Host, The Wind That Shakes the Barley and The Namesake.

Book

Two new books show how perceptions of India have been shaped and distorted by rhapsodic portrayals of its business elite.

Book

At the Same Time, Susan Sontag's posthumous collection of essays and speeches, reveals her rapt attention to the world around her.