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September 24, 2007 Issue

Cover art by: Cover design by Gene Case & Stephen Kling/Avenging Angels, with acknowledgment to Joe Wezorek

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  • Books & the Arts

    Farm Aid Raises a Vision

    What began as an attempt to help financially strapped farmers in the Reagan years has grown into a visionary political and social movement rooted in the agrarian values of the American Revolution.

    Max Fraser

  • Grave Thoughts

    Heddy Honigmann's documentary Forever visits the dead in Paris, but nobody grieves; James Mangold's 3:10 to Yuma pits an evil Russell Crowe against a driven Christian Bale.

    Stuart Klawans

  • Perishable Goods

    A new biography of economist Joseph Schumpeter explores his insights into the emerging world of globalized capitalism.

    Robin Blackburn

  • The Earth’s Horizons: Panorama

    An observer limits her point of view to the line

    Michèle Métail

  • The Uninvited Guest

    Juan Cole's Napoleon's Egypt examines the little dictator's doomed attempt to occupy an Arab country.

    Roger Owen
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