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November 12, 2007 Issue

Sharon Lerner on childcare, Sharon Posner on values voters, Laila Lalami on Zakes Mda.

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

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The New McCarthyism

A network of right-wing activists on college and high school campuses are targeting Muslims, Arabs and other Mideast experts, indifferent to the truth or decency of their charges.


Dennis Hastert's Obama problem, California burning, Commentary old and new.

A Values Voters Schism

The Christian right is embroiled in an internal culture war, pitting true believers against pragmatists looking for a candidate to satisfy the antitax and neoconservative wings of ...




Books & the Arts


In South African writer Zakes Mda's fiction, the past hovers like a ghost--seductive and terrifying.

My Graham Foust

Gone's the imposter. And gone's
his gawky cross. Gone's
his tweaked legacy's hit list--Hooray!--
and gone's his waste of song.

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