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September 28, 2009 Issue

Cover art by: Cover design by Gene Case & Stephen Kling/Avenging Angels (portraits are of Edmund Burke, top, and, from left, Barry Goldwater, George Wallace, Ronald Reagan, Milton Friedman and Rush Limbaugh)

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  • Editorials

    How 9/11 Should Be Remembered

    For the eighth anniversary of September 11, 2001, a full-scale reappraisal of the real meaning of that day in New York for ordinary Americans.

    Rebecca Solnit

  • Sexual Healing

    "Female sexual dysfunction" is a case in point of a runaway medical system that requires huge profits, hence new sicknesses, pills and procedures.

    JoAnn Wypijewski

  • For Competitive Primaries

    Yes, primaries can be divisive and expensive. But the Democratic Party is usually at its best when it trusts grassroots activists and voters to make choices.

    John Nichols

  • Noted.

    Zelaya talks to Tom Hayden.

    the Editors

  • The Ambush of Van Jones

    It's bizarre and more than a little infuriating that a champion of social justice has become the latest right-wing bogeyman.

    the Editors

  • Tackling the Titans

    If Obama leads, the people will rally to his side. A good way to remind voters of the bold change they voted for last fall: ordering a hard cap on executive pay.

    the Editors

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