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April 3, 2017, Issue
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How to Revive the Peace Movement in the Trump Era
We need to merge social-justice and antiwar activism.
Algeria’s New Imprint
How Éditions Barzakh publishes books for Algerians who think and dream for themselves.
Trump’s Assault on Immigrants Will Seriously Damage the Economy
The key sectors in which we can expect growth are dependent on immigrant labor.
America’s Oldest Weekly Wins Again
writers take home new awards for fearless journalism.
Creating Technology by the People, for the People
An interview with Thenmozhi Soundararajan.
Trumpcare Isn’t Health Care. It’s a Tax Cut for the Wealthy.
And maybe that’s the whole point of the bill.
All of Candidate Trump’s Promises Are Coming True
He’ll “pivot” any day now… right?
The Very Legitimacy of Our Democracy Is Under Threat
Donald Trump’s presidency is just one element of our disintegrating democracy.
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Kellyanne Conway on the Couch
Can Words Be Violent?
On Milo Yiannopoulos, the First Amendment, and words that have consequences.
Patricia J. Williams
Fox’s Absurd Unreality Show Is Now Aided and Abetted by Trump’s Undersized Hands
How many times in the last two months have we all woken up and wondered what the hell Trump is going on about now?
Books & the Arts
When Downtown Was Up
A new exhibition on New York’s artist-run galleries reminds us of a vibrant but now distant past.
The Enduring Struggle
Frederick Douglass’s radical vision of democratic politics.
The Serendipiter’s Journey
Gay Talese’s eye for detail turned out to be not only his strength but also his greatest weakness.
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Letters From the April 3, 2017, Issue
A note on words and images… New Jersey state of mind… The Dreyfusses reply… Birthing equality…
Bob and Barbara Dreyfuss
Puzzle No. 3427
Joshua Kosman and Henri Picciotto