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December 31, 2007 Issue

John Nichols on God and the GOP, Henry Siegman on Israel and the Palestinians, Tony Eprile on Michael Ondaatje.

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

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Post-Annapolis Pitfalls

Washington must abandon the fantasy that an Israeli-Palestinian agreement can be reached in the face of deep divisions between Fatah and Hamas, the United States and Israel have f...

Rights of Passage

How can momentum be restored to the struggle for human rights? Begin by drawing the world's religions into the conversation.


The Drum Major Institute talks politics with big-city mayors; what do we say when we talk about torture?

Subprime Politics

Keep people in their homes and start re-regulating the banking industry to end the conflicts of interest that fueled the debacle.




GWOT: Egypt

America's "war on terror" has strengthened Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's stranglehold on civil liberties.

Forum: What GWOT Has Wrought

George W. Bush's "global war against terror" unleashed a wave of repression felt around the globe. Reports from Egypt, El Salvador, the Philippines, Thailand and Pakistan.

Books & the Arts

Tilted Ash

A retrospective exhibition of Martin Puryear's sculptures reinvents MoMA's signature atrium space as a site for spiritual longing.

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