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December 24, 2007 Issue

The Editors on Iran, Bill Weinberg on Iraq’s civil resistance, Benjamin Paloff on poetry.

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

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False Alarm

A predawn fire drill propels a writer into an unexpected encounter with a former CIA director--and an unexpected lesson on the uses and limits of intelligence.


Facebook's about-face on privacy; life in the Garden State; Midnight Oil's Peter Garrett, Australia's new environment minister.




Fear on the Campaign Trail

As Democratic candidates strive to keep their messages upbeat and cheerful, they should take a lesson from the environmental movement on the power of fear to motivate political cha...

Forum on Venezuela

Differing views on the defeat of constitutional reforms championed by President Hugo Chávez from Mark Weisbrot, Sujatha Fernandes, Chesa Boudin, Elisabeth Young-Bruehl an...

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