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July 7, 2003 Issue


  • Editorials

    The Case for Public Patents

    It seems clear that one of the keys to public health is establishing public patents.

    Dennis Kucinich

  • Letter From Ground Zero

    Robert Kaplan is a hugely well-informed, indefatigable journalist who combines firsthand reporting, mostly from poor, badly governed or ungoverned countries, with wide reading on the political,

    Jonathan Schell

  • Privatizing Medicare

    The Medicare bills passed by the Senate Finance Committee on June 12 and the House Ways and Means Committee on June 17 move the thirty-eight-year-old social insurance program one step closer to

    Trudy Lieberman

  • Help for Congo

    News from the Ituri region of the misnamed Democratic Republic of Congo in recent weeks has been so grim as to make one want to turn the page or flip the TV channel in despair: tens of thousand

    Adam Hochschild

  • More Missing Intelligence

    As the Pentagon scours Iraq for weapons of mass destruction and Iraqi links to Al Qaeda, it's increasingly obvious that the Bush Administration either distorted or deliberately exaggerated the

    Bob Dreyfuss


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  • Books and the Arts

    Candid Camera

    I have often been asked the difference between movie reviews and film criticism; and after much thought, I've decided the answer is about one week.

    Stuart Klawans

  • Playing the Field

    "In society the homosexual's life must be discreetly concealed. As material for drama, that life must be even more intensely concealed.

    David Kaufman

  • The Empire Strikes Back

    A few years in Washington, DC, snake-oil capital of the universe, and you begin to think that anything can be packaged as something else. Well, almost anything.

    Anatol Lieven

  • The Other Japanese Occupation

    When Tokyo took over Manchuria, its propagandists spoke of "liberation."

    John W. Dower

  • Letter From Ground Zero

    Robert Kaplan is a hugely well-informed, indefatigable journalist who combines firsthand reporting, mostly from poor, badly governed or ungoverned countries, with wide reading on the political,

    Jonathan Schell

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