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September 22, 2014 | The Nation

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September 22, 2014

Cover: design by Robert Best

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Letters

Richmond, a work in progress… romancing Palestine… porking the wuzzle… FSM 50th anniversary…

Editorials

In remarks made at a secret Koch donor conference and leaked to The Nation, the Senate minority leader doubles down on obstructionism and crony capitalism.

If we don’t act now, constitutional restraints on presidential warmaking will be eviscerated.

Paul Ryan’s poverty plan uses old tricks to make deep cuts.

Fed up with Thatcherite and New Labour politics, Scots have grown farther apart from their southern neighbors.

Articles

Indiscriminate stops and mobile fingerprinting in the Big Easy represent a frightening new frontier in immigration enforcement.

“Don't do stupid stuff”—his shorthand for avoiding unnecessary entanglements—actually has deep roots in US strategic thinking.

Mayor Betsy Hodges wants to make Minneapolis live up to its progressive hype.

Books & the Arts

Book

Trials and tribulations along the migrant trail from Central America to the United States.

Can Indonesia’s charismatic new president solve the slow-burning crises of the world’s third-largest democracy?

Architecture

How Michael Bloomberg turned architecture into a sixty-four-ounce Coke.

How “Fuck the Police” came to narrate the town’s humiliations and violations.

Crossword

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