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In both cultural depictions, September 11 is a wound that never heals.
Illustrator Victor Juhasz spent three weeks in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Here, a sampling of his work.
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Sacha Gervasi's Hitchcock fails to capture the artistry of the famed director.
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How markets beat out citizenship to define our public life
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