June 19, 2013 Issue

Cover story U.S.
There are more African-Americans on probation, parole, or in prison today than were slaves in 1850. It is not a crisis of crime. It is a crisis of people being left behind.
In Focus

Goodbye, Mr. Ahmadinejad

Four years after the disputed reelection of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sparked clashes between pro-democracy demonstrators and government forces, Iranians were back at the polls to elect a new president.Voters, such as these women in Tehran, were offered a choice between eight candidates who had been preapproved by the authorities.
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Mighty Miya

Her ancestors were swordsmiths, and now she's performing alchemy by turning metal into art.

Think Pink

Take your summer drinking seriously with these rosés.