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June 14, 2010 Issue

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


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  • Editorial


    Ed Morales on students striking in Puerto Rico, Greg Kaufmann on the right to rent, John Nichols on the real cost of war

    the Editors

  • Law-Free Zoning

    An appeals court ruling that foreigners held at Bagram can't challenge their detention gives the military an easy way to avoid legal review: send all detainees to Afghanistan, no matter where they're captured.

    David Cole

  • A Confederacy of Foxes

    The mainstream media track Fox News as if it were the Sixth Estate. Does that benefit us—or Fox?

    Richard Pollak

  • The Oil Catastrophe

    Who bears responsibility for this environmental crisis—and how can we prevent another?

    Michael T. Klare

  • The Junkies of Wall Street

    Derivatives regulation, a consumer financial protection agency, limits on speculative trading—will they make it into the final financial reform bill?

    the Editors
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  • Books & the Arts

    Movement and Rootedness

    Ira Berlin and Steven Hahn want to counter the ways that the integrationist story of the American past casts aside alternative understandings of black history.

    Nicholas Guyatt

  • In With Both Feet

    Like Charles Dickens's Gradgrind, Justice Louis Brandeis wanted facts.

    Michael O’Donnell

  • Icons and Zombies

    Jean-Luc Godard's Breathless, George A. Romero's Survival of the Dead.

    Stuart Klawans
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