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February 21, 2005 | The Nation

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February 21, 2005

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Richard Goldstein examines the cartoon wars, Brooke Allen argues for a godless Constitution and Stuart Klawans reviews "Lost Embrace."

Letters

ISRAELI PEACENIKS

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Editorials

JUDGMENT DAY IN CHILE

The boldness of Bush's ambition is matched only by the wrongheadedness of his priorities.

Once upon a time, a psychiatrist named Fredric Wertham went on a tear over Wonder Woman.

On the long list of resignations of Cabinet members, agency heads and political appointees that has accompanied the launch of the second Bush term, no member of the Administration's team left und

The determination and hopefulness of Iraqis on election day were captured in many dispatches, none better than in one by British journalist Robert Fisk.

Call out the fifes, sound the bugles, strike on the drums. With the State of the Union behind us, the Battle for Social Security now officially begins--again.

Columns

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Careful what you wish for in Iraq.

Music

As the saying goes, behind every successful woman is a man who is surprised. Harvard president Larry Summers apparently is that man.

When it comes to left and right, meaning the contrapuntal voices of sanity and dementia, we're meant to keep two sets of books.

So now this election is done.
What will follow it--maybe a
Reversal so women can drive
Cars in Saudi Arabia?

Articles

Low-ranking soldiers are taking the blame in the torture scandal while higher-ups get a pass.

The neocon think tank's recent call for an increase in troop strength is myopic.

Millions of young people are unprotected.

Strategies that unite the vast majority against a tiny elite are sure to win.

The faith of our Founding Fathers definitely wasn't Christianity.

When getting sick means going broke.

Books & the Arts

Film

I've heard Argentines say that Buenos Aires is more densely populated by psychoanalysts than anyplace else in the world.

Book

Scholars of the New Testament speculate that the Gospel of Mark was the first of the canonical Gospels to be composed, sometime between 68 and 73 CE, or thirty-five to forty years after the Cruci

Book

Daphne Eviatar has written on Africa for the New York Times Magazine and the Boston Globe, among other publications. She last wrote for The Nation on Angola.

Book

It's not often that a new style appears in American prose, but this is what happened with John Haskell's first book, a collection of short stories called I am not Jackson Pollock.