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In this issue:

COMMENT
"Taking Control", by Margaret Talbot: The G. O. P.’s war on women’s rights.

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Free Fighting", by Kelefa Sanneh: Protesting the mixed-martial-arts ban.

THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Great Expectations?", by James Surowiecki: Two reasons the recovery may start gathering speed.

LETTER FROM ARGENTINA
"Children of the Dirty War", by Francisco Goldman: Finding Argentina’s stolen orphans.

PERSONAL HISTORY
"Scars", by David Owen: A life in injuries.

POP MUSIC
"Diamond Dancers", by Sasha Frere-Jones: The return of Van Halen.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Not Child’s Play", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Kid with a Bike and Detachment.

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