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May 4, 2009 Issue

Cover art by: Cover art by Ennis Carter, Design for Social Impact; design by Gene Case & Stephen Kling/Avenging Angels

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Obama and the Big Dogs

When great crimes are committed--by the big dogs of Wall Street or those who torture in our name--they will either bully their way out or be called to account. Is Obama tough enoug...


John Nichols on Michelle Obama's garden, R.H. Lossin on bounced-check fees, David Cole on the rule of law, Russian kudos for Stephen F. Cohen


Thievery Under TARP

We're being robbed. A scathing report by the Treasury Department's inspector general says the TARP program is mismanaged and rife with potential fraud.

The Pinstripe Patriot Act

The New York Yankees are forcing the owner's religious and political beliefs on every fan admitted to its $1.5 billion cathedral of baseball. How long can they get away with it?



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