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July/August 2009

Paul Collier leads the forum on global poverty and intervention, with responses from Stephen D. KrasnerNancy Birdsall, and William Easterly.

Claudio Lomnitz and Rafael Sánchez on anti-Semitism in Venezuela; Evgeny Morozov on the exaggerated fear of cyber-warfare; the deline of Israel’s progressive movement; fiction from Jessica Treglia, winner of the 16th annual short story contest, and from Amy Waldman and Colin Dayan.

 

Forum 

Development in Dangerous Places

Paul Collier — with responses from:

STEPHEN D. KRASNER, WILLIAM EASTERLY, LARRY DIAMOND, EDWARD MIGUEL, MIKE MCGOVERN, AND NANCY BIRDSALL.


Essays

State of the Nation: How to vote (and what for)
Stephen Ansolabehere
Beating Bad Karma: Iran’s crisis offers an opportunity for real change
Abbas Milani
United by Hate: The uses of anti-Semitism in Chávez’s Venezuela
Claudio Lomnitz and Rafael Sánchez
The Memory That Will Not Die: Exhuming the Spanish Civil War
Julius Purcell
Cyber-Scare: The exaggerated fears over digital warfar
Evgeny Morozov
The Best Hope—Still? Prospects for a two-state solution
Jeremy Pressman
Peace Out: The decline of Israel’s progressive movement
Helena Cobban

Fiction

Canceled
Jessica Treglia
Freedom
Amy Waldman
Between the Devil and the Deep Sea
Colin Dayan

On Film

Sound Barrier: Joe Wright’s The Soloist
Alan A. Stone

On Poetry

Poet’s Sampler
Farid Matuk, introduced by Noah Eli Gordon
Big Talkers: Frederick Seidel’s and Bernadette Mayer’s poetic monologues
Raymond McDaniel
Double Gesture: Lars Gustafsson’s A Time in Xanadu and Fredrik Nyberg’s A Different Practice
Robert Archambeau
Microreviews

Poems

What so ever you
Michele Glazer
Life After Rugby
Eileen G’Sell
Dear Final Journey,
Lynn Emanuel
What Can Be Known
Jocelyn Casey-Whiteman
Little Evidence of the Bee’s
Zach Savich
The Adult Longeing Guide
Zach Savich
Road Rising Into Deep Grass
Gretchen Steele Pratt
I Eat My Television
Robert Murdock
Little Idea
Michael Loughran
Mercy
Laura Kasischke
Geosmin
Lucas Farrell
The Spring Campaigns
Julio Martínez Mesanza (translated by Don Bogen

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