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January 3, 2005 | The Nation

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January 3, 2005

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Liza Featherstone details how Wal-Mart takes advantage of female employees, Richard Goldstein looks at ABC's "Desperate Housewives" and Stuart Klawans reviews "The Aviator."

Letters


'VULGARLY OUT OF PLACE'

New York City

Editorials

The Golden Girls and Sex and the City are available on DVD. Desperate Housewives airs Sundays at 9 pm EST on ABC.

America's environmental movement has failed and should die as soon as possible so something better can take its place.

The debate held before Congress voted to reorganize the nation's intelligence agencies under the authority of an all-powerful intelligence czar was generally portrayed as a simple struggle betwee

Protests over the conduct of the Iraq war are mounting from what seems an unlikely place: the ranks of the military.

Did anyone in the Bush White House cast an uneasy eye over the new indictment of Gen. Augusto Pinochet?

Columns

scheer

The President considers my longevity a grave threat to the nation.

Music

Another holiday season--and only a year after the last one. How did that happen?

Few spectacles in journalism in the mid-1990s were more disgusting than the slagging of Gary Webb in the New York Times, Washington Post and Los Angeles Times.

His blessings Kerry now can count.
That wasn't so hereto.
But now we see some limits on
What even Rove would do.

Articles

It's what corporations want, not the public.

On European anti-Semitism, old and new.

It's the poor who make Wal-Mart tick.

Books & the Arts

Film

Martin Scorsese's The Aviator overlays three legends, all of them made of celluloid.

Poetry

Few modern poets served so long an apprenticeship as Basil Bunting, none had so adventurous a life and few poets' lives have produced such lasting rewards.

Poetry

The Springs of Adonis (now also known as the River Ibrahim) run through the Byblos region of Lebanon down through steep gorges to the Mediterranean.

Book

What are you doing? I mean, right now. You're reading a book review.