= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

2006 / April | View All Issues |

April 2006

illustration

Front cover PDF

The threshold of liberty (detail)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Letters

4-7 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Notebook

9-11 PDF

Mute button·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Harper’s Index

13 PDF

Harper’s index·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Readings

15-28 PDF

[Article]

A natural history of peace·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

The torturer’s apprentice·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Deer and cowboys·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

C.H.I.M.P.S.·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Plan eh·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

A lard bargain·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

The choosy people·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Red all over·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Silverlake revisited·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Guessworker·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Shirtwaist·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Jacques Crow·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Mission to Mars·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Snake in the grass·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Fiction]

The clockmaker·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Space auditing·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

31-40 PDF

The spirit of disobedience·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

An invitation to resistance

Article

53-66 PDF

Congo’s daily blood·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Ruminations from a failed state

Article

67-73 PDF

High mobility·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

In my brother’s Hummer

Fiction

79-82 PDF

The gulch·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

New books

83-84 PDF

New books·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Reviews

85-89 PDF

The fraternal corrections·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Opus Dei and the Catholic Church

Reviews

89-92, 94 PDF

Bleakness·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The implacable politics of Jos??© Saramago

Puzzle

95 PDF

Crazy quilt·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Findings

96 PDF

Findings·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Get access to 165 years of
Harper’s for only $45.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

April 2017

You Can Run …

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Never Would I Ever

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The March on Everywhere

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Defender of the Community

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Echt Deutsch

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Boy Without a Country

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
The March on Everywhere·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Photograph (detail) © Nima Taradji/Polaris
Post
The Forty-Fifth President·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Photograph (detail) by Philip Montgomery
Article
Defender of the Community·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Illustration (detail) by Katherine Streeter
Article
The Boy Without a Country·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Illustration (detail) by Shonagh Rae
Article
Asphalt Gardens·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

In a city that is rapidly pricing out the poor, NYCHA’s housing projects are a last bastion of affordable shelter, with an average monthly rent of $509
Photograph (detail) © Samuel James

Number of mine-detecting monkeys erroneously reported to have been given to the United States by Morocco in March:

2,000

The Pacific trade winds are weakening as a result of global warming.

In the United States, legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act was advanced by the House Ways and Means Committee after 18 hours of deliberation, during which time the Republican members of Congress passed around candy.

Subscribe to the Weekly Review newsletter. Don’t worry, we won’t sell your email address!

HARPER’S FINEST

Who Goes Nazi?

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

By

"It is an interesting and somewhat macabre parlor game to play at a large gathering of one’s acquaintances: to speculate who in a showdown would go Nazi. By now, I think I know. I have gone through the experience many times—in Germany, in Austria, and in France. I have come to know the types: the born Nazis, the Nazis whom democracy itself has created, the certain-to-be fellow-travelers. And I also know those who never, under any conceivable circumstances, would become Nazis."

Subscribe Today