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The Working Families Party faces down the corporate backlash.
Angelo Mozilo, former CEO of Countrywide Financial, has just agreed to pay $67.5 million SEC fine. But the landmark 2008 settlement with Bank of America, which had acquired Countrywide that year, has done little to help defrauded homeowners.
This election season, we are witnessing an assault on democracy by multinational corporations that, freed by the Citizens United ruling, are out to get the best government money can buy.
When faced with something so painful as gay teen suicide, it’s easy to scapegoat child bullies. It’s hard to create a world that wants queer youth to live and thrive.
The Labour Party’s biggest challenge is the lack of a credible alternative to the Conservative-Liberal narrative of crisis and austerity.
Walking the streets of Hebron feels like wandering through a post-apocalyptic video game come to life.
California’s problems are well beyond the curative powers of any one governor. If Jerry Brown wins in November, there’s no need to nourish foolish hopes.
He’s a special interest, too.
Remembering David Markson (1927–2010), whose playful novels pushed storytelling to the edge of understanding.
In his paintings and travels, Paul Gauguin sought a corner of himself that was still unknown.
Is Super Sad True Love Story the kind of novel Gary Shteyngart might previously have held in contempt?
This puzzle originally appeared in the November 1, 1975, issue.