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December 4-11, 2017, Issue
Cover art by: Nurul Hana Anwar
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Is This the Most Radical Mayor in America?
Chokwe Antar Lumumba has an audacious plan to make Jackson, Mississippi, the “most radical city on the planet.”
The Plot to Loot America’s Wilderness
A little-known bureaucrat named James Cason is reshaping the Department of the Interior.
3 Big Takeaways From Last Week’s Election
Running a diverse slate of populists was key, as were new outside groups.
Democrats Can Win in Alabama—and Everywhere
Last week’s election results proved that the party can compete in deep-red areas.
The Ongoing Misadventures of the Republican Party: Roy Moore Edition
Even sex abuse is excusable for the sake of a Senate majority.
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In Meeting With Trump, Putin Denies Meddling
We Can’t End Sexual Harassment if We Make It a Partisan Issue
Sexual harassment is not limited to any party, race, or religion.
The Rot Inside the Republican Party
Rupert Murdoch’s media properties are helping to drive the right wing’s moral decay.
Books and the Arts
Dana Schutz, After the Whitney Biennial
A recent show of Schutz's work sheds light on a facet of her art that connects
to the rest of her paintings.
Orhan Pamuk’s Fathers and Sons
The Red Haired Woman
, the Turkish novelist returns to a central theme in much of his work.
Bertolt Brecht: Poet of Ill Tidings
In his poetry, Brecht captured a world torn apart by war and depression.
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Letters From the December 4-11, 2017, Issue
A hearty issue… Shell games… Stars and semiautomatics…
Puzzle No. 3449
Joshua Kosman and Henri Picciotto