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Gun Rights and Our National Identity Crisis
Posted on: Apr 21, 2008, Source: The Nation
When it comes to the Second Amendment, Americans are largely at the mercy of 18th-century attitudes they don't know how to escape.
Will the Clash of Faiths Go On Forever?
Posted on: Mar 3, 2008, Source: The Nation
Religious conflict rages on, despite claims we live in a "secular age" -- two authors explore the clash of beliefs.
Jailing Nation: How Did Our Prison System Become Such a Nightmare?
Posted on: Aug 19, 2007, Source: The Nation
With five percent of the world's population, the U.S. has close to a quarter of the world's prisoners. How did the American criminal justice system go so wrong?
What Makes an Atheist Get out of Bed in the Morning?
Posted on: May 14, 2007, Source: The Nation
In their rush to throw out God, atheist writers appear to have given little thought to what should replace the deity.
My Beef With Vegetarianism
Posted on: Jan 21, 2007, Source: The Nation
Is it defeatist to stick to a diet of tofu and sprouts? A new book covers four centuries of arguments for vegetarianism, from good health to fascist politics.
The New Yorker Goes to War
Posted on: May 18, 2003, Source: The Nation
Since its brave 9/11 issue that sparked rightwing outrage, the magazine has drifted steadily to the right, especially on matters of war and terrorism.
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