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October 21, 2013 | The Nation

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October 21, 2013

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Letters

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Editorials

The United States has much to gain from improved relations and little to lose from easing sanctions.

As the IPCC sounds another alarm about climate change, solar energy supporters believe they have a solution.

A conversation with the former labor secretary and merry-eyed agitator about the great ill that ails the country.

How corporations seek to make big bucks off mass incarceration.

What other Dr. Seuss stories does Ted Cruz remind you of?

Columns

It’s hard to imagine a Democrat of national stature more ill-equipped to speak to the populist mood than HRC.

Liberals honor a great public intellectual—while the editor of Commentary compares him to a Nazi. 

Articles

The buyers come from all over the globe, bearing cash and complicated pasts.

Here are a few recent buyers of high-end Miami properties.

The former finance minister of a notoriously corrupt regime in Angola is living in high style.

Liberals are pushing a range of measures that challenge Obama administration policy.

Books & the Arts

Book

The process of discovery, not their profundities as such, is what makes Lawrence’s poems so gripping.

Sculpture as a study in disintegration.

Book

A legal quirk enabled Samuel Roth to pirate Ulysses. Was Roth a copyright anarchist or a pioneer?

When it comes to protest, are pop songs smarter than us, knowing what they can and cannot do?

Crossword

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