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July 19, 2004 Issue


  • Editorials

    Fighting Israel’s Wall

    The International Court of Justice has ruled Israel's "Separation Wall" illegal and has called on Israel to dismantle the wall.

    Ann Petter

  • Out With Gerrymanders!

    This April, in the case of Vieth v. Jubelirer, the Supreme Court came close to burying any hope of curing one of the worst diseases in our ailing democracy--the partisan gerrymander.

    Herman Schwartz


  • True Patriotism

    The Fourth of July is traditionally a time for reading the Declaration of Independence and listening to patriotic speeches.

    Eric Foner

  • SweatX Closes Up Shop

    The pilot manufacturing factory for SweatX, the noble anti-sweatshop brand that aspired to prove that fully unionized and even worker-owned garment factories can thrive in a sea of sweatshops, qu

    Peter Dreier and Richard Appelbaum

  • A No to Media Monopoly

    Media monopolists were dealt a rare setback when the Philadelphia-based US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit blocked implementation of last year's decision by the Federal Communications Comm

    John Nichols

  • Election Matters

    The striking distinction between the Green Party's national gathering in late June and the Democratic and Republican national conventions, which will come later this summer, was the element of su

    John Nichols

  • No Blank Check

    "A state of war is not a blank check for the President." The Bush Administration's claims "would turn our system of checks and balances on its head." "If civil rights are to be curtailed during w

    David Cole

  • Mission Accomplished II?

    With furtive haste, former Coalition Provisional Authority administrator Paul Bremer declared the end of the US occupation at a virtually secret ceremony and bolted for the door, enclosed in the

    the Editors

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  • Books and the Arts

    Body and Soul

    In the 1960s, the New York Jewish Museum became the unlikely leading venue for contemporary avant-garde art in America.

    Arthur C. Danto

  • Requiem for a Dream

    In a cluster of beach bungalows in Ghana in December 2000, my wife and I encountered the Peace Corps dream.

    Matt Steinglass

  • The Rootless Cosmopolitan

    This essay appears as the foreword to Edward Said's From Oslo to Iraq and the Road Map, which will be published in August by Pantheon.

    Tony Judt

  • Moore 1, Media 0

    I had a swell time at Fahrenheit 9/11, Michael Moore's documentary about George Bush's dubious progress from Florida to Iraq.

    Katha Pollitt

  • True Patriotism

    The Fourth of July is traditionally a time for reading the Declaration of Independence and listening to patriotic speeches.

    Eric Foner

  • What Are They Reading?

    It's the first three chapters of Yuri Olesha's Envy that really bite, that really get across the impotent sting of the emotion.

    Nicholas Jahr

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