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February 18, 2008

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  • Features

    Exit Poll

    American voters, stuck in the world that Bush and Cheney have crafted, are sensing doom--and they want out.

    Tom Engelhardt

  • The Huckabee Factor

    With talk of a possible VP slot and a dedicated core of supporters, the former Arkansas governor's popularity shows the Christian right's not done yet.

    Sarah Posner

  • The Strangulation of Gaza

    The breach in the wall at Rafah dramatized the fact that an imprisoned population is at the point of starvation.

    Saree Makdisi

  • Firestone’s Super Bowl Fumble

    Few people watching the Firestone-sponsored Super Bowl halftime show are aware of the company's reputation in Liberia for harsh working conditions, child labor and environmental ruin.

    Ruthie Ackerman

  • Machinations

    The night after the funeral of her friend and mentor, Congresswoman Kang learns that all is not what it seems...

    Gary Phillips

  • The Choice

    Here's why Obama is the left's best chance to take back the country.

    Chris Hayes

  • Denial in the Corps

    A stressed-out Marine Corps sends its troops on repeated tours to Iraq and then tosses them out when they come back traumatized.

    Kathy Dobie

  • Editorials

    Will the Senate OK More Bush Spying?

    Democratic leaders are poised to validate Bush's illegal surveillance, giving up even more ground than their Republican colleagues did. Why?

    Ari Melber

  • Gandhi’s Teachings Are Alive

    Mohandas K. Gandhi, killed sixty years ago, was a moment in the conscience of mankind. But the flame of hope his life inspired shapes our lives still.

    Rev. Jesse L. Jackson

  • Exit Edwards, Stage Left

    His candidacy is ended, but John Edwards should continue his campaign to make economic justice in America the Democrats' core message.

    John Nichols

  • Noted.

    A "green" Hummer, bad karma from Firestone tires at the Super Bowl, MIA at the Oscars, remembering Milton Wolff.

    the Editors

  • Not So Superdelegates

    Unelected insiders may well hold the key to the 2008 Democratic nomination. How did things become so undemocratic?

    Ari Berman

  • Bush’s Last Hurrah

    What happens when the President gives a State of the Union address and nobody listens?

    the Editors

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  • Books and the Arts

    The Where of It

    The best location for Lawrence Weiner's conceptual art is in the viewer's own imagination.

    Barry Schwabsky

  • Gandhi’s Teachings Are Alive

    Mohandas K. Gandhi, killed sixty years ago, was a moment in the conscience of mankind. But the flame of hope his life inspired shapes our lives still.

    Rev. Jesse L. Jackson

  • The Big Yam

    Chinese hearts, minds and pocketbooks get a lot of attention from the Eastern and Western consumer markets.

    John Feffer

  • New Old Things

    A new collection of short pieces by the prodigious and wide-ranging critic Luc Sante doubles as a history of Modernism's outlaws.

    Frances Richard

  • Where Abstract Starts

    I sit here it is 4:00
    Should I say it?
    Death occurred to me
    And the fit over bounded
    My physical thought
    As I lie here

    Joseph Ceravolo

  • Lives on the Ground

    New memoirs from Israel and Palestine offer the chance not to escape the political conflict but to grasp the way it impacts daily life.

    Adina Hoffman

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