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June 1, 2009 Issue

Nick Stillman on the language of baseball, Calvin Trillin on Manny Ramirez, D.D. Guttenplan on I.F. Stone…

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

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What Was I Fighting For?

I witnessed firsthand the ineffectiveness of US military strategy in Afghanistan. We need a clear mission, an exit strategy and a commitment to diplomacy.


The paper industry's tax loophole; healthcare reform protesters under arrest; apartheid victims' day in court; a Hillman award for The Nation.

Coming Up Thorns

Premature optimism about the economy could swiftly undermine the president's credibility. Stand by, taxpayers: there may be more rescues ahead.




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