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November 28, 2011 | The Nation

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November 28, 2011

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John Nichols on the 99 percent election, Gary Younge on Europe’s Potemkin democracy and Calvin Trillin on Herman Cain

Editorials

The vast majority of Americans want Congress to focus on jobs. So why is it still focused on deficit reduction—and making key budget decisions in secret?

From Ohio to Maine to Mississippi, voters rejected the conservative agenda on key issues.

D.D. Guttenplan on Occupy London, George Zornick on corporate tax evaders, Alexandra Tempus on corporate schools

As Seattle police chief in 1999, my disastrous response to the WTO protests should have been a cautionary tale. Yet our police forces have only become more militarized.

Columns

While our tech-obsessed media fondled their iPhones, it was left to a courageous monologist to discover the real legacy of Apple's founder.

It’s not surprising that  Greece’s proposed referendum elicited such outrage. Europe doesn’t work like that.

Articles

Denialists are dead wrong about the science. But they understand something the left still doesn’t get about the revolutionary meaning of climate change.

Returning to Chile decades after Allende’s death, I was no longer a soldier of the revolution. What changed?

Blaming themselves for their plight, the unemployed don’t look to protest—or to government—for a way out.

Books & the Arts

Punitive yet salvific, austerity is the ideology of a country that has turned against its own culture.

Film

Jem Cohen’s Newsreel No. 1, Aki Kaurismäki’s Le Havre, Andrew Niccol’s In Time