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November 3, 2014 | The Nation

In the Magazine

November 3, 2014

Cover: design by Robert Best

Browse Selections From Recent Years

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Letters

Demand green, people!… “vices and follies”… Goodbye, Confucius… whiter shade of pale…itsy bitsie tennie weenie… why? why? why?…

Editorials

Voters in fourteen states—many with tight races—will face new restrictions at the polling booth for the first time in November.

Eighty percent of Americans want to hike wages, but powerful Republicans keep saying no.

The New York Times columnist discusses his new book, Fire Shut Up in My Bones.

Political cartoons can move only if they surprise.

Columns

Today’s corporations have taken a page from the tobacco industry, fooling the public and undermining science in order to boost profits, no matter the human cost.

While 90 percent of teens break the law, only some enter a violent system.

Articles

For years, radioactive waste has seeped into swampland, canals—even drinking water. Now a few families are fighting to hold the polluters accountable.

Books & the Arts

You’ve probably never heard of Martin J. Sklar. But you should have.

Book

For Rian Malan, seeking atonement doesn’t necessarily mean one will attain it.

Book

The Third World collides with the First in Atticus Lish’s Preparation for the Next Life.

Book

In the poems of Peter Gizzi, the powers of tradition meet and mingle.

Crossword

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