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August 29-September 5, 2011 Issue

Cover art by: Cover design by Milton Glaser Incorporated

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  • Editorial

    Change the Debate

    Obama must stop searching for common ground—and start defining higher ground.

    the Editors

  • Subprime Contagion

    Is America finally learning that extreme inequality isn't just bad for those at the bottom—it’s ruinous for those on top, too?

    Chris Hayes

  • Noted.

    William Greider on making the banks pay, Marc Kilstein on the FAA fiasco and Greg Mitchell on the Hiroshima anniversary

    Various Contributors

  • Downgrading Democracy

    When Congress, the president and the media run roughshod over popular will and citizen action, small-d democracy pays the price.

    Ilyse Hogue

  • Why We Aren’t Like Greece

    Deficit hawks argue that excessive government spending drives the US’s debt woes. They're wrong.

    Dean Baker
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