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September 29, 2008 Issue

Alexander Cockburn on the election, Mark Dowie on the environment, Paula Findlen on Giordano Bruno…

Cover art by: Cover illustration by Karen Caldicott; cover design by Steven Brower.

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Screw Wall Street

Sorry, but I have no sympathy for the sudden poverty of investment bankers who've gamed and likely destroyed our financial system in the relentless pursuit of wealth.

Backward Bailout

Instead of bailing out the money guys who created the housing crisis, Washington should concentrate on healing the victims.


Remembering the Bear

Don Haskins made his mark on college basketball and on America, as he fought to make the hardwood a level playing field for all.



Q&A With Thomas Frank

The central thesis of Thomas Frank's new book, The Wrecking Crew, is that the kind of obscene depravity witnessed at the Department. of Interior is the natural result of the...

Books & the Arts


Eels are slimy creatures.
But never lie. If they sense
the slightest pretence, they'll
bite off your finger. Carefully
study the hands of politicia...

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