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September 22, 2008 Issue

Gary Younge on Bristol Palin, Sarah Goodman on prisons, Michael Tisserand on New Orleans…

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

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Q&A with Jim Brown

The Hall of Fame football legend discusses his experiences working with gangs in the black community and why the death penalty just doesn't work.



Readers write back about the debut of a sex column, MoveOn at ten, the demise of newspapers and more.


The Secret Behind the Surge

Bob Woodward's new book on the Bush years in Iraq raises the possibility that extrajudicial killings--not the surge--were the biggest factor in reducing violence.

9/11 Plus Seven

Seven years after the attacks, the Bush Administration's strategy to transform the world has squandered our resources, buried us in debt and poses a greater strategic threat than O...

Israel Turns 60

Israeli writers and intellectuals look at their nation and its problems in a more nuanced and realistic way than most Americans.

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