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September 1-8, 2014 | The Nation

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September 1-8, 2014

Cover: photo of Jamie Dimon by Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP.­

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Letters

Sunni-Shiite class struggle… grabbing the populist moment… dissent as illness… the Snowden letters…

Editorials

President Obama must seek authorization for any further military action from both the UN Security Council and Congress.

Conservatives are pouring big money into these contests to get a leg up on the 2016 presidential race.

It’s time for Congress to eliminate the immigrant detention mandate.

Columns

Eric Garner’s death marks a darkening mood fifty years after Freedom Summer.

Forty years after President Richard Nixon resigned, our leaders have become even less accountable.

Articles

The inside story of JPMorgan Chase’s landmark mortgage settlement

Financial penalties are good. Personal accountability would be better.

Not if activists succeed in making the genetic modification of food politically unsustainable.

There’s more collaboration between progressive groups—and more coordination among donors—than ever before.

Books & the Arts

Book

Does David Bromwich’s idea of a Burkean left amount to anything more than contempt for Obama?

Film

How Scarlett Johansson learned to become aloof from her own seductiveness.

Art

Trevor Winkfield is a connoisseur of the original, spare and strange.

Crossword

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