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Music Lessons
Carol Muller’s ethnomusicology class partners with a West Philadelphia Islamic school to explore the sounds of the Qur’an, and each other’s communities. By Susan Frith

Lowering the Temperature
The threat of terrorism is real, but America’s response to it is dangerously counterproductive, writes Penn political- science professor Ian Lustick in this excerpt from his new book, Trapped in the War on Terror. Plus: An interview with the author

Law Made Plain
Though it pushes plenty of hot buttons in the issues it takes up for debate—domestic spying, torture, criminal sentencing for juveniles, and immigration reform, to name just a few—for close to a decade the Annenberg Public Policy Center’s Justice Talking program has functioned as the
opposite of “shout” radio. By Dennis Drabelle

Workers of the World, Adapt!
After 30 years in the trenches, Andy Stern has become the labor movement’s rising star. But can he change unions fast enough to save them? By Samuel Hughes

Volume 105, No.2
Cover illustration by Nate Williams

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