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December 27, 2004 | The Nation

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December 27, 2004

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Mark Schapiro measures the influence of the EU, David Moberg details what unions did right--and wrong--in the election and Michael Wood reviews V.S. Naipaul.

Letters


SUCH, SUCH WERE THE JOYS...

Washington, DC

Editorials

Click here to order copies of Moyers on America: A Journalist and His Times, recently released by The New Press.

Those conservatives who think that "UN Reform" means the dissolution of the United Nations are now calling for the resignation of Kofi Annan.

Click here for info on how to help save social security and click here to send a letter to your elected reps asking them to resist Bush's plans for social secuirty privatization.

On his first trip to Washington after the Supreme Court awarded him the presidency in 2000, George W.

Columns

scheer

NYC's media have been looking into allegations of far more consequential transgressions.

We may never reach a consensus on just what it was about George W.

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In order never to convey
A tolerance for going astray,
Republicans, who now hold sway,

Articles

He is using his art to publicize the injustice of the drug laws that put him away.

What unions did right--and wrong--in the 2004 election.

The EU is an emerging geopolitical force that corporate America must reckon with.

A critic of US-Chile policy paid the price.

Books & the Arts

Poetry

In 1958 John Ashbery sailed for Paris to gather materials for a thesis he intended to write about Raymond Roussel, who at the time was an all-but-forgotten French poet, playwright and novelist.

Poetry

At the end of Eighty-eighth,

across from the museum and as west as east

will take you to the park from Gracie Mansion.

Before the lightning brought it down,

Book

It's hard to resist the misery of V.S. Naipaul's late fiction, hard not to surrender to its bleak and wary authority.

Book

Nearly twenty years ago, in a village in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, a young woman called Roop Kanwar was burned to death at her husband's funeral pyre.