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March 16, 2009 Issue

Gary Younge on populism, Amy Yee on Tibet activists, Christine Smallwood on Alva Noë…

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

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The Post’s Stimulus Chimp

The uproar over the New York Post's racially insensitive cartoon has nothing to do with Al Sharpton and everything to do with the ugly history of stereotypes.

Crisis of Faith

As the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court reviews defrocked priest Paul Shanley's conviction on child rape charges, "repressed memory" will be held up to scientific scrutiny.


MOVING ON: Justin Ruben, the new executive director of, brought a message from his 5 million members when he met with President Barack Obama at a


Precarious Populism

The global depression is spawning social unrest, which the extreme right might try to hijack--a good reason for the left to be well organized and engaged.


Books & the Arts

In the Money

An exhibit of New Yorker cartoons at the Morgan Library shows that, for the rich, America itself is enemy territory.

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