THE PLANK SEPTEMBER 24, 2009
- How Did Joe Biden Go From Being an Afghanistan Hawk to One of the Administration’s Biggest Skeptics? by Michael Crowley
- Why We Should Be Concerned About Venezuelas Nuclear Ambitions, by Nima Gerami
- How Qaddafi’s Insane Speech Yesterday Actually Shows Why the UN Is Valuable, by Richard Just
- Galston: Will Democrats Be the Party of Reform, or Just the Party of More? by William Galston
- Dionne: Now, Even Charities Aren’t Acting Charitably, by E.J. Dionne Jr.
- SLIDESHOW: A Who’s Who in the Debate Over Afghanistan, by Ben Bernstein
- Death Panels for Pandas? Maybe Not Such a Bad Idea…, by Bradford Plumer
- Grilling Austan Goolsbee at Last Week’s TNR Panel on the Economy, by Ben Eisler
- What’s Happening to the Health Care Bill? Dispatches From the Big Mark-up, by Suzy Khimm
- Congress Is Finally Supporting A Needle Exchange Program. Not, by Harold Pollack
- Zengerle: A New Front in Bush vs. Cheney War, by Jason Zengerle
- Scheiber: Is Barney Frank Weakening the Consumer Financial Agency? by Noam Scheiber
As always, be sure to check out economic news on The Stash, environment and energy coverage on The Vine, the latest on health care at The Treatment, metro policy debate on The Avenue, and Marty Peretz's The Spine. Also be sure to take a look at TNR's new blogs by William Galston, Simon Johnson, Ed Kilgore, Damon Linker, and John McWhorter.