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Contents

New Democracy Forum

What We Owe to Parents
How public policy can support the hard work of raising children    Anne Alstott

Responses

A Right to Care    Robin West
Against Neutrality    
Amy L. Wax
Falling Short    Eva Kittay
Race, Class, and Care    Dorothy Roberts
Shooting for the Moon    Deborah Stone
Worst of Both Worlds    Richard A. Epstein
Alstott Replies


Essays

End of the Wild    NOW A BOOK!
The extinction crisis is over. We lost.    Stephen M. Meyer

Saving Social Security
A gimmick-free plan for long-term solvency    Peter A. Diamond and Peter R. Orszag

Dead End
Is there a future for secular Palestinian nationalism?    Helena Cobban

Reason and Terror
Has 9/11 made it hard to think straight?    Diego Gambetta


Fiction

Big 32    Ander Monson


Nonfiction Reviews

Prime Time
Three books on the Riemann Hypothesis    Jascha Hoffman


New Fiction Forum

Breaking Up
Bruce Wagner's Hollywood     Rachel Cline

Cubicle Gothic
On writing Kings of Infinite Space    James Hynes


Poetry Essays and Reviews

The People's Poetry
National Poetry Month, without lament     Hank Lazer

Pound Ascendant
Ezra Pound's Poems and Translations and The Pisan Cantos    Marjorie Perloff

The Fugitive
Jacqueline Brogan's The Violence Within/The Violence Without    John Hulsey

Radical Pastoral
John Kinsella's Peripheral Light    Emily Apter

Poetry Microreviews


On Film

Last Battle
Gillo Pontecorvo's Burn!    Alan A. Stone


Poetry

Looking South to the River (II)    Li Hou Zhu
Nearing Sleep    Darryl Lorenzo Wellington
Transcendentalism    Reuben Silberman
Nightspot    Daniel Tiffany
The Peculiar Gnosis of Trains    Elizabeth Scanlon
Joining the Dark    Darryl Lorenzo Wellington
Poet's Sampler: Toni Burge    David St. John
He Paves the Road with Iron Bars    Caroline Knox
Seasonal    Shannon Welch


Letters to the Editor



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