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The Nation

In the Magazine

May 5, 2014

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Letters

Run, Bernie, run… pull your pants up… Snowden: copy a plea?… Whistler's and his work…

Editorials

His deportation policy isn’t just a moral failure—it’s bad politics, too.

Shenna Bellows can’t match the millions of her opponent. But she’s dialing for activists, not dollars.

The legendary documentary filmmaker takes on the unknown knowns of Donald Rumsfeld.

Columns

What happens when the black experience is relegated to background noise?

If it’s all about handing out gold stars or scarlet letters to CEOs and celebrities, then I’ll pass.

Articles

Even the organization’s own recruits are uncomfortable with its explosive growth.

Books & the Arts

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Capitalism’s new critics take on an economics run amok.

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April 21, 2014

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Editorials

He made it clear that on matters of conscience, inaction is unacceptable.

What he gave us was so beautiful, so significant, so strong.

Lecturing black men isn’t going to help them overcome the barriers they face. Better jobs and education policies will.

Columns

Yes, let’s erase stigma. But feminists, please: let’s not forget to talk about male privilege.

Articles

With liberal hopes dashed in Washington, political energy is gathering in cities, where social change is actually possible.

All the factors that defined the 1914 conflict at Ludlow are with us once again.

These days everyone wants to ‘create opportunity,’ but few want a class war.

Books & the Arts

The city and its landscape would not exist were it not for many violations against nature.

Art

The Guggenheim’s Futurism exhibition and the Whitney Biennial offer competing visions of present-mindedness.

Squarepop—public squares of refusal—is the broken madness of the world stood on its head.

Architecture

Inclusionary zoning laws are among the few tools left to ensure the creation of affordable housing.

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April 14, 2014

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Editorials

The fate of public sector unionism lies with a single Supreme Court justice—and not the one you’d want.

What happens when a computer sets your schedule?

As residents complain of nosebleeds and headaches, the country’s biggest oil-producing city moves to ban hydraulic fracturing.

Columns

The NYC mayor as fumbling amateur: this story writes itself, no facts required.

Articles

Most states shut down their debtors’ prisons more than 100 years ago; in 2005, Harpersville, Alabama, opened one back up.

Books & the Arts

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John Judis’s provocative history of US foreign policy toward Israel

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Immanuel Velikovsky’s strange quest for a scientific theory of everything

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The short stories in The UnAmericans are studies of effusive remoteness and meandering revolution.