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November 16, 2009 Issue

Alexander Cockburn on the right to remain naked, Dave Zirin on the big league blues, and an exchange on saving sex-trafficking victims.

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

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The Heart of Wall Street

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