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August 18, 2003 | The Nation

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August 18, 2003

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Trudy Lieberman offers potential solutions to the hunger crisis in America, Brian Whitmore writes from Sarajevo and Stuart Klawans reviews "Seabiscuit."

Letters


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Editorials

The revolution may, in fact, be televised--and on C-Span, no less.

Watch for William Greider's forthcoming book The Soul of Capitalism: Opening Paths to a Moral Economy, due in bookstores in early September. Click here for info on the book and original reflections and riffs from Greider.

An odd thing happened in February when a European television station
approached Richard Perle for an interview.

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Washington has shifted into scandal gear.

Columns

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Republicans are running it as a shell game to distract from their misdeeds--don't play along.

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In America, it is a civil institution, not a religious one.

Week after week Bush and his people have been getting pounded by newly
emboldened Democrats and liberal pundits for having exaggerated the
threat posed by Saddam Hussein and his still-elusive w

(From the new musical by George Bush & Karl Rove, The Buck
Stops There.)

Articles

Family members of military personnel serving in
Iraq announce the Bring Them Home Now Campaign.

A speech at NYU offers a stinging condemnation of Bush's leadership on the war.

This essay, from the September 5, 1953 issue, is a special selection from The Nation Digital Archive. If you want to read everything The Nation has ever published on Iran, click here for information on how to acquire individual access to the Archive--an electronic database of every Nation article ever.

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Korey Capozza received a grant from the Fund for Investigative Journalism to
research this article.

Washington continues to evade responsibility for forty-seven years of contamination.

The Rev. Franklin Graham ought to visit Sarajevo.

A budget crisis and a prison boom make the states a vanguard for drug reform.

How small and scrappy radio stations survive in the Clear Channel
era.

On a frigid morning in Washington, DC, two boys about 13 or 14 come to
the driveway of the Ambassador Baptist Church, where the day's meager
food offerings are displayed.

Washington no longer feels it ought to insure that everyone has enough to eat.

As questions grow, so does bush's vulnerability.

Books & the Arts

Book

I know how to work hard but not how to play. Take last summer. On my first night of vacation, I went to bed with David Brock's Blinded By the Right.

Film

If you've seen Pleasantville--the story of teenagers who are
magically transported from 1990s reality into 1950s television--you know
that its writer-director, Gary Ross, has a sly respe

Art

If the idea of monochrome painting occurred to anyone before the
twentieth century, it would have been understood as a picture of a
monochrome reality, and probably taken as a joke.

Book

In March 2001 a small Internet website in Delhi, tehelka.com, revealed
that two of its reporters had used a secret camera to tape senior
defense officials and political leaders accepting bribes

Book

Pop music's eternal appeal can be found in one instance out of many:
"This Magic Moment," a 1960 song by The Drifters.

Book

American troops have been in Iraq since March, and their reception has
been decidedly chillier than promised.

Book

Click here to read Iran's New Strong Man by Andrew Roth from the September 5, 1953 issue of The Nation.