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October 6, 2014 | The Nation

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October 6, 2014

Cover: design by Robert Best

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Letters

Bread, not bombs… too big to jail… feed the world? first end poverty… patriotic heresy…

Editorials

The crisis in Iraq and Syria demands a political solution. Here are the key diplomatic steps needed to get there.

Talking heads like former General Jack Keane are all over the news media fanning fears of IS. Shouldn’t the public know about their links to Pentagon contractors?

Articles

The Newtown tragedy was supposed to change everything about gun politics. Why it didn’t—and how reformers might still win.

What if, instead of accepting a future of climate catastrophe and private profits, we decide to change everything?

Books & the Arts

Book

Why India’s boom years have been a bust.

The Nobel laureate’s short stories are her lasting legacy to the literary world.

Book

The secret history of invisible ink.

Book

In the stories of Kjell Askildsen, all that the men want is to be unseen.

Crossword

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