Eugene Robinson on a successful Democratic National Convention, Jonathan Weil on who to blame for Facebook, Steven Greenhut on broken California, David W. Blight on the original voter I.D., and Gary Younge on Obama's walkthrough speech.
Kiel Brennan-Marquez on the ethics of drones, Saeed Jones on New York's spate of attacks aimed at gay people, Jane Mayer on Obama's foreign policy speech, Bhaskar Sunkara on the future of liberalism, and Philip Preville on Toronto's scandalized mayor.
Laurence Kotlikoff on economists as political hacks, Thomas Friedman on the need to meet in the middle, David Ignatius on negotiations with Iran, Alexander Cooley on the problems bordering Afghanistan, and Anne Applebaum on why Pussy Riot is Putin's greatest threat.
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