September 2011


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Front Lines

Going Pink for Peace

Progressives are not the only ones protesting AIPAC.

Ballads of bin Laden

Harvard’s Civil War

Battle of Manassas

American Idyll

The joy of burning rubber in rural Michigan over Labor Day

Cover Story

An End to Empire

The Cold War and Long War are over—it’s time to return to reality.


Dollars and Dragons

How currency manipulation destroyed American manufacturing

After al-Qaeda

Terror neither begins nor ends with Islam

Grand Old Peaceniks

Will austerity turn Republicans away from war?

Marx’s Tea Party

The populist right has forgotten an older form of class analysis.

View to a Kill

Orwell’s reflection on a hanging should trouble America’s conscience.

Jon Huntsman, the No-Drama Conservative

The former Utah governor speaks like a diplomat, but he’s no moderate.


Obama’s Downgrade

Going to Mass

Fall of Greece

Our Illiterate Infantry