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July 5, 2010 Issue

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


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  • Editorial

    Mama Grizzlies to Working Moms: Drop Dead

    Fresh faces aside, the Republican Party's stance on the issues that matter to working mothers is as regressive as it's ever been.

    Betsy Reed

  • War on Public Workers

    Scapegoating public employees is an insidious way of dividing public and private sector workers who share common interests.

    Amy Traub

  • Noted.

    Esther Kaplan on indictments of New Orleans police officers in the shooting death of Henry Glover.

    the Editors

  • Tear Gas in Cananea

    The strike at Cananea highlights the extremely unsafe conditions of Mexican mines.

    David Bacon
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  • Books & the Arts

    Ardor and the Abyss

    Emily Dickinson's reclusiveness was a way of protecting the world from herself.

    James Longenbach

  • Retreat to Subsistence

    Could the introduction of genetically modified genes into Mexico's landrace corns lead to their extinction?

    Peter Canby

  • Shelf Life

    Gabriel García Márquez's Clandestine in Chile; Jaron Lanier's You Are Not a Gadget; Roger Lowenstein's The End of Wall Street

    John Palattella
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