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March 2, 2009 Issue

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

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  • Editorials

    Tell The Nation

    In big ways and small, the recession is having an impact on our daily lives. Help The Nation track the changes.

    the Editors

  • Labor’s Man Joins Treasury Team

    Ron Bloom, a former I-banker with the head and heart of a labor activist, has been tapped to advise the Obama administration on the auto bailout. Let's hope they listen to him.

    William Greider

  • William Greider Responds

    William Greider defends his analysis of how Social Security is threatened by entitlement reformists.

    William Greider

  • The Peterson Foundation Responds

    David M. Walker, president and CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, responds to William Greider's essay, Looting Wall Street, published in the March 2 edition of The Nation.

    The Nation

  • Obama Backslides on ‘State Secrets’

    The president has shown a troubling unwillingness to acknowledge the wrongs the Bush administration committed.

    David Cole

  • Barney Frank: ‘Cut the Military Budget’

    In a 2009 Nation editorial the Congressman passionately called for money for healthcare, not warfare. 

    Barney Frank

  • Cut the Military Budget–I

    Reining in the Pentagon's wanton spending habits is going to be a long, hard slog.

    Chris Hayes

  • Noted.

    Max Fraser on New York Wage Watch, Denise DiStephan on the Paycheck Fairness Act, John Nichols on Hilda Solis, Deborah Meier on teachers organizing

    the Editors

  • Pay-Cap Populism

    Excessive executive pay endangers our public well-being as surely as any pollutants. Obama's $500,000 pay cap is just a start at fixing the problem.

    Sarah Anderson and Sam Pizzigati

  • Bankrupt Bailout

    Don't exhaust the Treasury to keep insolvent financial giants alive. The government should liquidate failed banks, sell off their assets and let shareholders eat the dust.

    the Editors

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