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April 10, 2006 Issue

Neve Gordon analyzes the Israeli elections, Hilary Wainwright looks at the rise of the new left in Europe and Corey Robin reviews two compel…

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Looking for Answers in Argentina

The Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, icons of courageous demands for accountability in Argentina, marked a thirty-year milestone and a significant if imperfect victory in the fight fo...

Neglect in New Orleans

A perfect storm of malign neglect is battering the victims of Hurricane Katrina. But the people of New Orleans are fighting back: They deserve our support as they press for the rig...

Censoring Censure

By failing to support Russ Feingold's motion to censure the President for illegal domestic spying, Democrats are taking the same path of overly calculated caution that cost them el...


Left’s Labour Lost

After nine years, Tony Blair's magic has worn off. His Labour Party has mutated from an imperfect conduit of progressive change into an active obstacle to it.



"A Letter to the American Left" (Feb. 27) by Bernard-Henri Levy (aka BHL) ignited a firestorm of (mostly) angry mail.


Moment of Truth

There is no immigration crisis in the US. But it is time America acknowledged that we need the immigrant workers as much as they need us--and treat them accordingly.

The Dot-Degree Boom

Thanks to aggressive recruiting tactics and a complaisant Congress, online enrollments at the University of Phoenix and its spinoff, Axia College, are soaring. So are student debt ...

Google’s Wi-Fi Privacy Ploy

Google and other telecom giants are wooing cities with plans to create public Wi-Fi grids. But there's no such thing as a free digital lunch: The price we pay is a loss of online p...

Republicanizing the Race Card

David Duke and a cohort of white nationalists seek to reposition their minuscule movement at a time when their signature issues have been co-opted by pseudo-populist media personal...

Books & the Arts

Strangers in the Land

Human Cargo and The Rights of Others chronicle the plight of refugees and migrants, revealing how seemingly simple moral positions can assume toxic political form.

The Wild Child

Reviews of L'Enfant, V for Vendetta, Shakespeare Behind Bars, Toro Negro, The Devil's Miner and Mardi Gras: Made in China.

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