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Last night in his address to Congress Obama argued that the economic crisis requires structural shifts involving health care, energy and education reform. The Republican Party’s answer: just say “no.” JOHN NICHOLS will comment: he’s Washington correspondent for The Nation, and he writes The Beat blog at TheNation.com.
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Our featured fund drive premium today is the DVD of Werner Herzog’s awesome documentary Encounters at the End of the World. “Few filmmakers make the end of days seem as hauntingly beautiful as Werner Herzog does, or as inexorable,” Manohla Dargis wrote in the New York Times. “This professional madman and restlessly curious filmmaker travels to the blinding white of the Antarctic, where he meets melancholic scientists, brooding journeymen and various poets of the soul.”