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July/August 2009

Available only in the print edition:


  • Repression Name Tag

    What’s in a Name?

    By John Miller

    Part recession, part depression, today’s economic meltdown is very much a product of the large dose of economic repression that preceded it. | Order this issue or subscribe.

  • Nepal land reform thumb

    Land Reform in Nepal

    By Ravi Bhandari and Alex Linghorn

    Nepal leads the land reform movement into a hopeful future. | Order this issue or subscribe.

  • AIDS activism thumb

    No Bailout for AIDS

    By Mara Kardas-Nelson

    Are cuts to health care a necessary part of “fiscal reform,” or the continuation of decades of neglect? | Order this issue or subscribe.

the regulars

  • the short run The Georgia Prison Diet | Tasteless (Computer) Chips
  • ampersand Socialized Medicine

    amptoon thumb

    See the whole ‘toon

  • two cents UAW Retirees
  • retrospective1977: Depreciating the National Pastime
  • up against the wall street journalThe Journal’s Animus Against Auto Workers
  • ask dr. dollarPonzi Schemes and Speculative Bubbles