Ellen Willis discusses religious fundamentalism in culture wars at home and abroad; Bruce Shapiro reports on John Ashcroft's strategy to resuscitate and expand secret-evidence trials; David Cole insists that, on the domestic front, we've already abandoned core principles; and Gore Vidal takes on the New York Times coverage of the media recount of Election 2000 votes in Florida.
Noncitizens in the United States face an increasingly harsh Ashcroft-run Justice Department.
The Justice Department under John Ashcroft is alienating allies in the 'war on terror.'
Even stalwart liberals are knuckling under to the security state in the wake of September 11.
America's enemies are not uniquely 'evil,' and it's naive to think of them as such.
Laura Bush might put on a good face for women's rights in Afghanistan, but her husband's handwork works against women in other places.
The AFL-CIO is fighting two wars: standing with President Bush in the war on terror, and against him in his war against workers.
Chelsea Clinton bristles at the antiwar movement while she attends Oxford.
Allied 'surgical strikes' in Kosovo in 1999 created environmental hotspots yet to cleaned up; the same might happen in Afghanistan.
Transgender activists may force us to rethink basic assumptions about sex.
Florida revisited: Schadenfreude amid the carnage of the democratic process.
There is a link between our own cultural conflicts and the logic of jihad.
Moral concern begins with the local, but shouldn't stop there.
David Mamet's Heist is tasty, but not quite aces.
Reviews of Grace Schulman's The Paintings of Our Lives and Stephen F. Cohen's Failed Crusade.