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September 13, 2010 | The Nation

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September 13, 2010

Cover: Cover design by Gene Case & Stephen Kling/Avenging Angels

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JoAnn Wypijewski on sex ed in the schools, John Atlas on how ACORN helped save New Orleans and Calvin Trillin on craven Harry Reid

Editorials

It’s hard to get charged up for a fight on behalf of net “neutrality.” But decisions made now about how we communicate online could warp every political debate in the future.

Pundits are pushing aid to Pakistan because it's good PR. Does anyone really think that if US helicopters drop water bottles in the south of Pakistan it will cancel the hatred for US drones in the north?

John Nichols on the primary winners and losers, Ari Berman on governor's races, and kudos for Katha Pollitt

The right-wing "owns" sex—it's always taught to children on their terms.

Columns

Nine years after 9/11, hatred of Islam has infected many Americans. How else can we explain the opposition to an Islamic community center two blocks away from where the attacks took place?

Articles

How we remember Katrina is how we'll prepare for future disasters. Getting the story straight matters for justice—and for survival.

The anti-poverty group ACORN was crucial to recovery efforts after Hurricane Katrina hit.

Women on the US-Mexico border seek alternatives to embattled abortion clinics.

Activists in Boston shape energy policy through new community-labor alliances.

A new law narrows the gap in cocaine sentencing and signals a shift in priorities.

Books & the Arts

Book

In Javier Marías's trilogy Your Face Tomorrow, the self is composed of borrowed languages and an uncertain voice.

Art

Rafael Ferrer and Christian Marclay prize an aesthetic of spontaneous responsiveness irrespective of subject.

Book

Because of Gaza, "everything is tainted" in Israel, according to Gideon Levy.

Crossword

This puzzle originally appeared in the September 13, 1975, issue.