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Ian Williams calls out the neocon assault on Kofi Annan, Jonathan Schell notes common mistake superpowers often make and Jody Rosen trashes Eminem.

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Editorials

An exclusive (if imaginary) interview!

The Jonathan Schell Reader has just been published by Nation Books.

Our friend Jack Newfield, who died on December 20, was a fight fan. Although his heart was with the peace movement, his love for this violent sport was appropriate in a number of ways.

One afternoon in January 1892, in a packed convention hall in Washington, DC, the 76-year-old Elizabeth Cady Stanton rose from her seat to address the annual meeting of the National American Woma

"Free at last! Free at last! Thank God Almighty, I'm free at last!" Nope, not the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

When Mary Frances Berry resigned as chair of the Commission on Civil Rights on December 7, the media's harsh, fleeting spotlight on Berry's purported combativeness distracted readers from the rea

In less than five years, the garment industry in poor, war-ravaged Cambodia has more than doubled into a $1.5 billion industry employing 200,000 workers and generating nearly three-fourths of the

At the close of 2004, progressives can be forgiven for feeling they've found themselves in a particularly bleak midwinter.

Columns

scheer

Is there bipartisan Congressional support for torture?

scheer

How can we let this evil persist?

So it turns out Pottery Barn doesn't even have a rule that says, "You break it, you own it." According to a company spokesperson, "in the rare instance that something is broken in the store, it's

In my last column, I focused on the Kerry campaign's inability to articulate an alternative national security strategy.

The people in the know said Snow
Was someone who would have to go.
The dollar's at an all-time low.
On Wall Street, numbers fail to grow.

Articles

Why was a notorious mercenary awarded a $293 million Pentagon contract?

The war rages on to win hearts and minds on colleges campuses.

Most Palestinians now seek unity and a reprieve from the exhaustion of war.

A child therapist is jailed after the law decides he took the wrong pictures.

How the neocons created a "scandal" to punish a critic of US foreign policies.

Books & the Arts

Music

Several weeks ago the 32-year-old hip-hop superstar Eminem, America's staunchest and most spectacular amoralist, found himself in an unusual position, suddenly cast as the moral hope of his gener

Book

Nations like to imagine themselves as unique, but one belief they have in common is that it is noble to die in their name. Death and redemption are the themes of almost every form of patriotism.