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October 17, 2011 Issue

Cover art by: Cover photo by the Associated Press, design by Milton Glaser ­Incorporated


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  • Editorial

    Cruel America

    Roars of applause for executions at the GOP debate, official approval of torture, barbaric prison conditions, obstruction of aid to storm victims and children in need—is our nation descending into barbarism?

    Jonathan Schell

  • Noted.

    Richard Kim on the hikers released by Iran, Allison Kilkenny on Occupy Wall Street, Josh Eidelson on the fight For women priests

    Various Contributors

  • Save the Post Office!

    The privatization vultures and deficit hawks want to pick apart this essential public service. But the PO is not only a vital community asset; it’s perfectly positioned to lead the country into the digital future.

    John Nichols

  • What Is It Like to Be Both Black and Jewish?

    I was aware not only of being hated but also of hating myself from two points of view in the same mind—a brand of self-hatred that identifies the me in you and hates you for it.

    Walter Mosley
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