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In this issue:

THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Mind the Gap", by James Surowiecki: Employers are wrong about workers’ skills.

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Housing Crisis", by Rebecca Mead: A shaky economy cost a time-share mogul his dream-home.

A REPORTER AT LARGE
"After America", by Dexter Filkins: Will civil war will hit Afghanistan when the U.S. leaves?

ANNALS OF SCIENCE
"The Mosquito Solution", by Michael Specter: A biotech bid to eradicate dengue.

ON TELEVISION
"Black and Blue", by Emily Nussbaum: Reviews of Louie and Episodes.

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