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May 18, 2015 | The Nation

In the Magazine

May 18, 2015

Cover: art by Steve Brodner

Browse Selections From Recent Years

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Letters

Happy Anniversary!… Liberal de-nihilism…

Editorials

From signature strikes in Pakistan to police violence in Baltimore, the state is seemingly uninterested in even counting how many people it kills.

Falling back down the rabbit hole.

A new antitrust movement is on the march.

Some politicans are waffling on a disastrous trade deal.

Columns

Fairytales about the health of our democracy disguise the corrupting influence of top donors.

We cannot turn away from police murders, but nor can we see them.

Articles

The powerful US Attorney insists he’s not interested—but even if he changes his mind, recent legal setbacks may foil his chances.

A Nation investigation looks at the shuttering of needed trauma centers, beginning with those on Chicago’s violent South Side.

Books & the Arts

Book

Is the promotion of violence inherent to any religion?

Orhan Pamuk might be Turkey’s most-talked-about author, but Yaşar Kemal remains its most loved.

Book

Is the well-being of the cultural middle class the key to American creativity?

Book

All solutions are temporary in today’s digital market, and no successful revenue model is immune from disruption.