In this issue: COMMENT "Membership Dues", by Steve Coll: The looming vote on Palestine and the U.N. THE TALK OF THE TOWN "Live from New Jersey", by Alec Wilkinson: Drew Eckmann’s New Jersey home and concert hall. "Attica Is All of Us", by Ian Frazier: The Attica prison uprising, forty years later. THE FINANCIAL PAGE "Jobs and the G.O.P.", by James Surowiecki: Why obstruction won’t hurt the Republicans. DEPT. OF INVENTION "Survival of the Fitted", by David Owen: Make way for bulletproof couture. LETTER FROM NUCLA, COLORADO "Dr. Don", by Peter Hessler: A small-town druggist and his community. BOOKS "The Secret Shopper", by Jenny Diski: The history of shoplifting. THE CURRENT CINEMA "Road Kill", by Anthony Lane: A review of Drive.