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April 17, 2006 Issue

Joseph E. Stiglitz, James K. Galbraith and others discuss the taming of global capitalism; Abner Mikva celebrates the American Constitution…

Cover art by: Cover art by Steve Brodner, cover design by Gene Case & Stephen Kling/Avenging Angels

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The Erotics of Resistance

With spring come glimmerings of new social attitudes: The popularity of V for Vendetta proves films with a social conscience resonate; Kanye West's challenge to rap homophob...

ACS v. Federalists

The American Constitution Society is a new force, full of optimism and ideas that challenge the conservative agenda and promote progressive political principles.

How to Free the Press

The demise of Knight Ridder newspapers could result in some new media models--as the Newspaper Guild teams up with private investors to purchase twelve high-integrity newspapers no...

Auto Recovery

GM's struggle underscores the need to create a better social contract between workers and industry, and to invest in a world beyond the internal combustion engine.


Jeu de Vivre

The real world is becoming more like a computer game every day. I worry that the computer itself is breeding little cyberhumans who will wander among us, sucking the humanity out o...



¡No Más! No More!

Uruguay and Argentina are cutting ties with the US Army's School of the Americas, paving the way for other Latin American countries to end a destabilizing force that only perpetuat...

Anatomy of a Bad Law

Before the South Dakota legislature passed landmark legislation banning abortion, it commissioned an objective study of the issue. The result, a flawed and one-sided report, could ...

The Devil Inside

Falsehoods, fudges and outright lies have defined Ralph Reed's career. Tarnished by the Abramoff scandal, he's betting his political future on the tendency of the religious right t...

Books & the Arts

When Doves Cry

Two new books explore the Arab-Israeli tragedy: Shlomo Ben-Ami's Scars of War, Wounds of Peace and Gershom Gorenberg's The Accidental Empire.

Poll Vault

In Conned, Nation reporter Sasha Abramsky sets out to highlight a growing population of disenfranchised Americans.

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