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October 28, 2013 | The Nation

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October 28, 2013

Cover: design by Robert Best

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Letters

Stop the rot!… run over on the runway… diapers: the new luxury… students always come last… ditch the bells & whistles

Editorials

And put an end to Republicans’ hostage-taking once and for all.

But there are other openings on the board. Here’s a list of smart, independent-minded candidates who can fill them.

Lethem’s new novel, Dissident Gardens, involves three generations of left-wing activists in New York City.

A new book by Stephen Jimenez tells a very different story about the killing of Matthew Shepard by Aaron McKinney.

As the Republican Party becomes whiter and more Southern, obstructionist tactics are inevitable.

Columns

Novelist Kate Manning richly reimagines Madame Restell as a defender of women from the horrors of poverty, male privilege and their own physiology.

Articles

Activists in Texas are connecting the fight against the Keystone pipeline with the struggle for environmental justice.

A long-term plan to renovate the American dream begins at the local level and scales up.

My country can perhaps offer Egyptians a strategy whereby a fearful and divided populace can rid itself of an oppressive regime.

Books & the Arts

Book

By refusing to treat Marx as our contemporary, Jonathan Sperber has brought him back to life.

Film

Gravity and the three-dimensional tears of Sandra Bullock.

Architecture

A blueprint for the Barack Obama presidential library.

Crossword

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