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June 16, 2008 Issue

Patricia J. Williams on Scott McClellan, Garrett Epps on censorship, Stuart Klawans on Indiana Jones…

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

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Farmworkers prevail in a long confrontation with Burger King, Dave Zirin interviews Mary Tillman, This Brave Nation debuts June 1 on The

Obama’s Choice

Obama's strangest option for a running mate is also his strongest: Jim Webb, one of the left's strongest voices on Iraq and economic fairness.

A Progressive Push

It's time for candidates to focus on issues missing from the debate so far: the bloated military budget, an exit from Bush's "war on terror," our failing infrastructure and the dee...


Bernanke’s Big Bet

The Fed Chief believes if he pumps enough money into the economy, he can stop the slide of house prices and thus stave off financial disaster. How's he doing? So far, not so good.



Congress: Stop Funding Torture

In an open letter to Senator Harry Reid and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, lawyers, clergy and human rights activists voice alarm at mounting evidence of torture and human rights viol...

The Big Tease

This Week: Everybody wants something, while Congresswoman Kang learns just what it takes to play in the adult sandbox .

Books & the Arts


Who are films like Speed Racer, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and The Edge of Heaven really aimed at?

Things Fall Apart

With two bodies of work recently reissued, now is a good time to wonder why novelist Patrick Hamilton is worth remembering.

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