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July 2, 2007 Issue

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

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  • Editorials

    Digby Speaks: The Netroots Revolution

    The pseudonymous Southern California blogger accepts the Paul Wellstone Citizen Leadership Award on behalf of progressive bloggers everywhere--and invites the nation to join the party.


  • The YouTube Election

    Edwards primps, Hillary spoofs The Sopranos and Obama Girl oozes charm. But can web campaigns turn clicks into votes?

    Rebecca Tinkelman

  • Hedging Bets

    Why would anyone trust a hedge fund?

    Jordan Stancil

  • Israel’s Choice

    It's time for a democratically governed Israel to grant liberal civil rights to its Arab minority.

    Stephane Hessel

  • Curing the Rot at Justice

    Congress has thus far failed to hold Alberto Gonzales accountable for politicizing the Justice Department. Polite words must now give way to bold actions.

    John Nichols

  • The Spirit of June 12

    Twenty-five years after the largest antinuclear demonstration ever, the movement has dwindled. But the threat of mass destruction grows greater.

    Jonathan Schell

  • US Justice, Euro Prisons

    The Council of Europe and courts at home are calling the Bush Administration to account for secret torture outposts in Poland and Romania.

    the Editors

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  • Books and the Arts

    Iraq’s Founding Mother

    A biography of Gertrude Bell investigates the woman who created Iraq out of the ruins of the Ottoman Empire.

    Charles Glass

  • Persian Ghosts

    The complex historical tensions between Sunnis and Shiites are not enough to explain the current crisis in the Middle East.

    Chris Toensing

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