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September 15, 2014 | The Nation

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September 15, 2014

Cover: illustration by Dan Reisman

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Letters

Who wants pot to be illegal?… BDS: every little bit helps… on the beach… son of Deadline Poet…

Editorials

We must face the true causes of the chasm between white and black America.

A vote for Teachout is a demand for a more progressive, ideas-driven politics.

“Like Nelson Mandela, we must be willing to embrace the long walk toward freedom.”

He was a passionate purist in his prose, his populist politics and his expectations of others and himself.

Young leaders are taking advantage of digital media to advance the conversation about police violence.

Columns

Despite his best efforts to be the embodiment of respectability, it turns out Barack Obama is a role model for resistance.

Articles

A host of new groups are reviving the grassroots fight for racial equality.

Black women have made connections between their struggles and those of black men since the 1800s.

We all have different places in the racial hierarchy. But we can still work together for justice.

Black girls face daunting odds, too. Why does My Brother’s Keeper neglect their struggles?

Fallacies of US policy may be leading to war with Russia.

Hackers are transforming an ancient city into a prototype for the future.

Books & the Arts

Art

Art Spiegelman’s twitchy irreverence

Art

Jeff Koons and the art of blissful idiocy; Kara Walker’s art of subtlety.

Book

Marcelo Gleiser wants to heal the rift between humanists and scientists by deflating scientific dreams of establishing final truths.

Crossword

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