Quantcast

March 24, 2003 | The Nation

In the Magazine

March 24, 2003

Cover:

Browse Selections From Recent Years

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

Tony Kushner dramatizes Laura Bush's confrontation with evil, Ruth Conniff defends Title IX and Ian Lustick reviews Kenneth Pollack.

Letters


VENEZUELA'S CLASS WARFARE

New York City

Editorials

Charles Glass covered the Kurdish rebellion in northern Iraq for ABC News in 1991.

History was made on February 27 when for the first time Big Labor
formally broke with a sitting President's war policy.

War may or may not be inevitable, but a one-sided discussion of US
policy toward Iraq appears to be all but guaranteed on network
television.

THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON ANTIDRUG.COM ADS

Bruce Cumings's book Parallax Visions: Making Sense of American-East Asian Relations has recently appeared in paperback (Duke) and contains an extended analysis of the first nuclear crisis with North Korea a decade ago.

A generation ago, when I worked at the Washington Post, the
right-wing fringe occasionally referred to us as "Pravda on the
Potomac." We reporters were amused but also rankled.

Columns

scheer

The maiming or killing of a single Iraqi civilian in an attack by the United States would constitute a war crime, as well as a profound violation of the Christian notion of just war.

Stop the Presses

This was intended to be a sweet little prewar column about an artist I
admire, Rosanne Cash.

Music

Who says there's nothing new under the sun?

The Kurds are in the way again,
And so, to our dismay again,
If we begin a fray again,
As it appears we may again,
It seems we must betray again

Articles

Say what you will about oil and hegemony, but the pending invasion of
Iraq is more than just a geopolitical act. It's also the manifestation
of a cultural attitude.

Women's sports are under attack by jocks who have an ally in the President.

Considering the fact that the Bush Administration is the planet's primary proponent of war with Iraq, Nancy Lessin wants to know why the US Congress has failed to follow the example of parliament

Books & the Arts

Book

On June 4, 1961, John F. Kennedy held his last meeting with Soviet
leader Nikita Khrushchev in Vienna.

Theater

A few years ago, when moviegoers in this country were just beginning to
learn about Abbas Kiarostami, I heard a crowd of New Yorkers berate him
for having put a snatch of Vivaldi onto a soundtr

Theater

The revival of a highly regarded play can either enhance or diminish
its reputation.

Book

John Steinbeck's forlorn protagonists, Lennie and George, summon few comparisons in today's landscape of mainstream literary fiction, overstocked with tales of redemption.

Book

There's nothing like a compelling icon when no compelling argument is
available.