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December 1, 2008 Issue

The Editors on Obama’s first 100 days, Patricia J. Williams on race, André Schiffrin on Studs Terkel.

Cover art by: Cover design by Gene Case & Stephen Kling/Avenging Angels

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Third-party gains, good times for Wal-Mart, the Minnesota recount and what's next for Howard Dean.

The First 100 Days

If Democrats can succeed in improving people's lives, the electorate won't care whether the Obama administration governs from left, right or center.


Change We Can Bank On

Reject the old-boy network whose sexism, stupidity and greed helped drive our current financial crisis. How about Sheila Bair for Treasury Secretary?



Operation Enduring Disaster

Given a severe global economic crisis and the election of Barack Obama, the possibility of a serious discussion about a US exit strategy from the Afghan disaster hovers on the hori...

You Voted. Now What?

Barack Obama may be able to seize the moment and push a new kind of politics, but not unless he is pushed to do so. So here's a young voter's post-election guide, from the grassroo...

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