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Jack Newfield catalogs Bush's contempt for urban America, Stephen Gillers challenges Antonin Scalia's ethics and Arthur Danto looks at Edouard Manet.

Letters


DEMOCRATIZING IRAQ

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Editorials

SOMETHING NEW ON THE DIAL

Although media attention has been focused on civil violence in the Baghdad area, Iraq's vast and vulnerable network of oil pipelines and pumping stations has become a major battlefield in the ong

There are bigger American unions, but none that are feistier organizers than HERE (hotel and restaurant workers) and UNITE (historically garment and textile workers).

After weeks of critical editorials, embarrassing cartoons and late-night talk-show jokes, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia issued a twenty-one-page memorandum on March 18 to explain why his J

The Haitian people have once again been excluded from their own governance.

Nixon kept his famous "enemies list." Now George W.

Columns

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It is the beginning of the end for the United States in Iraq. No amount of glib optimism from Bush Administration soothsayers can conceal that reality.

Are you dismayed at US policy in Iraq? Write your elected reps and tell them so. Click here.

Six years after Kip Kinkel, dosed up with Prozac, killed his parents and two students at Thurston High, in Oregon; five years after Eric Harris, dosed with Luvox, embarked on his day of slaughter

When testimony came from Richard Clarke, he
Inspired White House spokesmen to get snarky,
Because, with words combining bite and bark, he

Articles

Just a few months before this summer's Republican National Convention in New York, the last three protesters to go to trial on charges stemming from the GOP convention in Philadelphia in 2000 wer

On the eve of mass protests, police tell tales that turn out not to be true.

To arms, freethinkers! Religious zealots have hijacked your government!

The President vows to exploit New York City, not aid it.

Books & the Arts

Art

Toward the end of January, I received an invitation to a press opening for "Manet and the Sea," at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Book

For a man who destroyed his country and wrecked or stole hundreds of thousands of lives, Slobodan Milosevic is an oddly colorless villain.

Book

If you found George W. Bush's 2000 victory in Florida difficult to stomach, imagine being on the losing side of Mexico's 1988 presidential election.