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February 23, 2009 Issue

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  • Editorials

    Tiny Tim Sings Off-Key

    Geithner was condescending, vague and infuriating as he lectured us on the troubled financial system, feeding a suspicion that he's still working for the other side.

    William Greider

  • Steadfast Before Goliath

    A leading Palestinian politician defends his people and their nonviolent resistance to Israeli occupation.

    Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi

  • Jim Harney, 1940-2008

    Guided by the principles of liberation theology, he devoted his life to the pursuit of peace and social justice.

    Laura Foner and David Weinstein

  • Reflections of a Troubled Israeli

    The Israeli left has emerged from the Gaza offensive weakened, dispirited, but not irrelevant. The bedrock of a change-oriented and open civil society exists.

    Naomi Chazan

  • France in the Streets

    In cities and towns across France, people are calling for an in-depth economic revamping that favors the working class.

    Marc Perelman

  • Noted.

    The fall of Tom Daschle and the RNC's choice of Michael Steele.

    the Editors

  • Biden v. Summers

    As Larry Summers takes a dominant role in crafting economic policy, it's up to Joe Biden to protect the interests of the middle class.

    Chris Hayes

  • Don’t Escalate in Afghanistan

    For the sake of the country, his presidency and peace in South Asia, Obama should take the US-led military escalation in Afghanistan off the table.

    the Editors

  • ‘Retire Bush’ Contest Winner

    The prize, an original drawing by Edward Sorel, is awarded to Kristen Wack. Here is what she thinks Bush should do in retirement, along with some other ideas.

    the Editors

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