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February 2, 2004

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Barbara Lawton makes the case for Wesley Clark, Bernie Sanders excoriates NAFTA and Stuart Klawans reviews "Monster."

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Editorials

With the stock market surging and the economy growing, George W. Bush has begun touting the success of his tax cuts.

The call by George W. Bush for major reform of our failed immigration policy was undoubtedly made with election-year eyes fixed on the growing Latino vote.

Saddam Hussein's capture on December 13 ended the role of the minority Sunni Arabs as Iraq's ruling group since 1638, when the Sunni Ottoman Turks captured Mesopotamia (then comprising Baghdad an

Although the film isn't ready this year, there will be an event January 22 at Bluestockings bookstore in New York (172 Allen Street, 7-8:30 pm) and other events as far away as Grand Forks, North Dakota. Laura Flanders's Your Call radio program will also feature a Roe anniversary show. Listen online at www.yourcallradio.org.

When is a special counsel not a special counsel?

When the Ashcroft Justice Department appoints one to investigate the White House.

By the end of June last year, I had met all the Democratic candidates for President.

The day after Democrats begin the process of selecting George W.

Columns

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scheer

Despite Bush's rhetoric, the US is opposing true democratic voting.

scheer

Scripted campaign over, Arnold now aims to balance budget on backs of those who can least afford it

Stop the Presses

On the tenth anniversary of the NAFTA accord, mainstream media accounts have voiced muted disappointment with its relatively meager effects.

Music

A while back, in a column calling for more arts funding, I observed that a lot more people are interested in classical music, ballet, theater and museums than are interested in space exploration,

Articles

CAFTA promises to extend the harmful impacts of NAFTA to Mexico's weaker southern neighbors.

This past November, along with six other members of the US Congress, I visited Mexico on a Teamsters-sponsored trip in order to assess what NAFTA has done to Mexico.

Where do we go from here?

Books & the Arts

Film

About a third of the way through the long, long flashback that is Crimson Gold, someone mentions that the main character, Hussein, needs to work outdoors because of his claustrophobia.

Art

Few of the good things that reward the rising--or risen--young artist have not fallen to John Currin in recent days.

Book

In 1879 the German journalist Wilhelm Marr, a former socialist and anarchist, founded an organization that was novel in two ways.