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May 12, 2008 Issue

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  • Editorial

    A Whole New Relationship

    This is more than just a new homepage. Our new site offers new ways to mine the richness of America's oldest weekly journal of politics and culture.

    Joan Connell

  • Network News in Denial

    Why are the networks stonewalling revelations that their military analysts were actually selling the Pentagon's Iraq War spin?

    Ari Melber

  • Things Have Changed

    Notice anything different about this page? The online edition of The Nation just got a makeover. Here's a guide to the changes.

    Joan Connell

  • Running on Empty

    The era of cheap, plentiful oil is just about over. Now what?

    Mark Hertsgaard

  • The World Food Crisis

    We must rein in the global food giants who reap profits at the expense of the planet and the poor.

    John Nichols

  • Zimbabwe Reeling

    Peace among warring factions will come only when each side accepts that it can't win. And none of the players--least of all Robert Mugabe--has come to this realization.

    Mark Gevisser

  • Noted.

    A fractured death penalty ruling, the Pentagon's pimping pundits, campus antisweatshop campaigns and Guggenheims for Nation poets.

    The Editors

  • Bitter Politics

    Voters and superdelegates now must ask at what cost Clinton is willing to continue this fight.

    The Editors

  • Books & the Arts

    Lost Causes Not Yet Found

    In Defying Dixie, Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore seeks to reclaim the radical origins of the modern civil rights struggle.

    Kevin M. Kruse

  • Fugues and Flowers

    Always dawn, eve. Embanked fog,
    settled in, is loathed to lift. M., I
    see and raise your AKG C414,
    wager singing--not singed--star

    Tyrone Williams

  • Hearts and Minds

    Is there more to racism in America than intolerance and immorality? Four books shed light.

    Thomas J. Sugrue
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