In this issue:
"Paying for It", by Elizabeth Kolbert: Could a carbon tax help solve Washington's revenue problems?
ANNALS OF COMMUNICATION
"The Heiress", by Ken Auletta: Elisabeth Murdoch's careful rise.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"Netherland", by Rachel Aviv: The world of New York's homeless gay teens.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Moments in History", by David Denby: Reviews of Hyde Park on Hudson and The Central Park Five.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.