July/August 2009

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Jeffrey Goldberg on how Iran could save the Middle East; Joshua Green on how Obama might fulfill Carter's dream of greening America; Gary Wills on William F. Buckley Jr..; Mark Bowden on a hostage crisis in Columbia; Sandra Tsing Loh on why you should get a divorce; and much more.

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15 Ways to Fix the World

Privatize the seas. Welcome guest workers. Scrap the vice presidency. Teach teens to drink. And more.

Get Smarter

Humans have survived the centuries by evolving into quick-witted creatures. Now technology and pharmacology provide a new boost to intelligence

Daredevil

William F. Buckley was a man of impulse, big words, and reckless candor. But he wasn’t a snob

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