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Sucker’s Bets for the New Century
By Bill McKibben
The U.S. After Katrina

The Wrong Side of History
By Patrick Mulvaney
William Rehnquist lived to see much of his pro-death penalty work undermined.

Paul Allen’s Other Yacht
By Paul Rogat Loeb
You can tell a nation’s soul from the state of its budgets. So are we really going to abolish the estate tax?