Leading thinkers discuss humanitarian intervention, Juan Cole says Iran's students could use our help and the editors examine affirmative action.
A small journalistic cottage industry has grown up demonstrating that
the Bush Administration took the nation to war against Iraq under false
Floyd Abrams, Laurence Tribe, Robin Williams, Margaret Cho, Martin
Garbus and others are supporting a petition asking New York State
Governor George Pataki to pardon legendary comedian Lenny Br
Hawaii recently became the fifth state to make emergency contraception,
also known as the morning-after pill, available directly from
pharmacists. This is far from a small regulatory change.
Like Kaa the python in Disney's Jungle Book, Tony Blair has
staked his career on a single hypnotic refrain.
The Iranian student demonstrations that began on June 10 initially
protested plans to privatize Teheran University and to raise tuition.
They quickly became a forum for criticizing the repressi
It's no secret that Washington has a limited interest in the public
interest these days.
Eric Foner was an expert witness in Grutter v. Bollinger, the University of Michigan law school case.
His daddy, his appointees at FERC and his old buddies at Enron screwed the state, but good.
If you want to date the beginning of conservative domination of the
opinion media, you could do worse than to pick Election Day 1964.
Every day, DNA testing overturns another man's rape or murder
Seattle is curbing greenhouse gases through more efficient power consumption.
There are killer weeds, deep in the flower patch,
down at the bottom of the tombstone.
Only they'll seem to breed out of the ground itself.
Not many people can say they changed the world and make it stick. In
Myself Among Others: A Life in Music, George Wein does.
Norman Rush's first novel, Mating (1991), opens with a nervous
but gripping epigram: "In Africa, you want more, I think." The speaker,
an unnamed American anthropologist who doesn't want
You would hope that the passage of fifty years might have cleared the
passions that once inflamed the Rosenberg case.