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May 26, 2014 | The Nation

In the Magazine

May 26, 2014

Cover: photo by the Associated Press

Browse Selections From Recent Years

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2004

Letters

Al Jazeera—just the news… BDS: Palestinians’ “best hope”… younger than springtime…

Editorials

“The first principle of any American intelligence official is not an oath to secrecy but a duty to the public, a commitment to speak truth to power.”

Columns

Critics like Maureen Dowd of the Times live in an Oz-like dream world.

The “botched” execution of Clayton Lockett should shatter the illusion that lethal injection is neither cruel nor unusual.

Articles

It’s not inevitable. Here are ten practical steps to reverse the growing trend.

And vows to fight for people who got screwed by Wall Street.

How the Internet and slashed budgets have endangered one of higher education’s most important institutions.

What more could a young writer want than to spend hours and hours with the greatest author alive?

Books & the Arts

How Victor Orbán launched a constitutional coup and created a one-party state.

Film

Catholic Innocence meets Jewish Experience after the Holocaust in Pawel Pawlikowski’s Ida.

Crossword

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