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May 12, 2008 Issue

Mark Gevisser on Zimbabwe, Alexander Cockburn on the psychic wounds of war, Steven Greenhouse on young workers.

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

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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.


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




Workers Memorial Day

This week marked Workers Memorial Day, when unions and advocacy organizations held memorials and protests to honor those who have died on the job.

The First H

If California's historic 1950 Senate race had gone the other way there would have been no Checkers speech, no Watergate break-in, no Woodward and Bernstein, perhaps an early exit f...

Bumpy Ride

This week's episode: Congresswoman Kang's brother learns more than he wants to know about how deep in the Big Muddy he is.

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