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May 17, 2010 Issue

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

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  • Editorials

    Arizona Burning

    The state's incendiary new immigration law has created a police state.

    the Editors

  • Goners

    Was Wall Street short-sighted—or did it know full well the financial crisis was coming?

    Chris Hayes

  • Garzón on Trial

    Spanish judge Baltasar Garzón has revolutionized international law--and now faces a suspension that could end his career.

    Geoff Pingree and Sebastiaan Faber

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  • Books and the Arts

    Talking With Tony Judt

    A discussion with the author of Ill Fares the Land about social democracy, trains and our desiccated ethical vocabulary.

    Christine Smallwood

  • The Pentagon Book Club

    A handful of recent revisionist histories of the Vietnam War are shaping counterinsurgency policy in Afghanistan and Iraq.

    Nick Turse

  • The Idea of England

    In the Falling Snow suggests that Caryl Phillips's considerable talents have further calcified into a mannered style.

    Siddhartha Deb

  • The Abnormal Norm

    A film series organized by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and ArteEast tries to make sense of Lebanon's Civil War.

    Stuart Klawans

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