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February 18, 2008 Issue

The Editors on the State of the Union, Alexander Cockburn on the Democratic contenders, John Feffer on China…

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A "green" Hummer, bad karma from Firestone tires at the Super Bowl, MIA at the Oscars, remembering Milton Wolff.



The magazine walks into a trap labeled "political correctness," "left-wing anti-Semitism" and "multiculturalist Islam love."



Exit Poll

American voters, stuck in the world that Bush and Cheney have crafted, are sensing doom--and they want out.

The Huckabee Factor

With talk of a possible VP slot and a dedicated core of supporters, the former Arkansas governor's popularity shows the Christian right's not done yet.


The night after the funeral of her friend and mentor, Congresswoman Kang learns that all is not what it seems...

Denial in the Corps

A stressed-out Marine Corps sends its troops on repeated tours to Iraq and then tosses them out when they come back traumatized.

Books & the Arts

The Big Yam

Chinese hearts, minds and pocketbooks get a lot of attention from the Eastern and Western consumer markets.

New Old Things

A new collection of short pieces by the prodigious and wide-ranging critic Luc Sante doubles as a history of Modernism's outlaws.

Lives on the Ground

New memoirs from Israel and Palestine offer the chance not to escape the political conflict but to grasp the way it impacts daily life.

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