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July 2-9, 2012 Issue

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  • Editorials

    Post-Wisconsin Labor Pains

    The crushing recall loss shows that labor must find better ways to defend itself in the electoral arena.

    the Editors

  • Blaming the Messengers

    Revelations about Obama's drone assassinations led to official outrage—against the leakers. It's the policy that warrants investigation.

    the Editors

  • The Outrage of Stop-and-Frisk Policing

    Growing public protest, along with two landmark lawsuits, may put an end to this dragnet policy that overwhelmingly targets young black and Latino men.

    David Cole

  • Noted

    Connor Guy on Washington State's pot politics, Robert Dreyfuss on NATO's civilian casualties, plus a new election blog from Greg Mitchell

    Various Contributors

  • Déjà Vu at Rio+20

    After two decades, we're no closer to reducing global poverty or enhancing sustainable development. Politicians will change only when mass action forces them to.

    Mark Hertsgaard

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  • Books and the Arts

    A Vast Choir of Voices: On Claude Lanzmann

    In his memoir, The Patagonian Hare, the Shoah director’s life upstages his masterwork.

    David Rieff

  • Shelf Life

    Emily Bernard’s Carl Van Vechten and the Harlem Renaissance.

    Joshua Jelly-Schapiro

  • Heart and Soul

    Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom, Kirby Dick’s The Invisible War, Ridley Scott’s Prometheus

    Stuart Klawans

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