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March 31, 2014 | The Nation

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March 31, 2014

Cover: design by Robert Best

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Letters

En pointe… tiny tasks, tiniest pay… mishegoss?… last word on the National Library of Israel…

Editorials

The successful smear campaign against him undermined a key principle of our justice system: that everyone is entitled to legal representation.

The fate of Carole Vance and Kim Hopper should worry everyone who wants academics to play a larger role in public debates.

As Senator Feinstein has revealed, the CIA will not only stall but even spy on Congress to impede its investigation of wrongdoing.

This chart was prepared by Lee Fang and Republic Report (RepublicReport.org).

Columns

After the defeat of Arizona's SB 1062, the religious right nurses its persecution complex.

At Harvard, as elsewhere, students battle the banality of racism by turning insult into art.

Articles

The pathbreaking CHAMACOS study has detected developmental problems in children born to mothers who toiled in California’s treated fields—but will anything change?

By pouring money into politics, pesticide companies have beat back attempts to protect the public.

Books & the Arts

Art

Art and revolution in Cairo.

Film

Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel, Jiri Menzel’s I Served the King of England, Rithy Panh’s The Missing Picture

Film

The Unbelievable Truth, Trust, The Book of Life, The Girl from Monday and Meanwhile

Crossword

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