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May 2, 2005 | The Nation

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May 2, 2005

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Naomi Klein exposes the World Bank's racket, David Hirst reflects on the Syrian dilemma and Stuart Klawans reviews "Fever Pitch."

Letters

THE SAGE OF BALTIMORE

Stroudsburg, Pa.

Editorials

An NYU law student asks a Supreme Court Justice, "Do you sodomize your wife?"

The Drum Major Institute grades Congress.

Terri Schiavo's life and death raise issues of acceptance, equity and rights.

Passings - This Week on the Web - News of the Weak in Review

Arnold Schwarzenegger now holds a markedly weakened hand.

If things are so much better in Iraq, why are we not decreasing our forces there?

The Patriot Act is the gateway drug for an Administration addicted to the expansion of unaccountable power.

Columns

Column Left

Same-sex marriage is a civil rights issue.

Rebuilding is no longer the primary purpose of the reconstruction industry.

Music

I never thought I would miss unfair, infuriating, over-the-top Andrea Dworkin.

In India, Coca-Cola's plants bring foul water and toxic sludge.

Articles

What a progessive pope might have looked like.

If Bush's proposed funding cuts go through, many Americans seeking basic literacy will have nowhere to go.

The retreat from Lebanon threatens the survival of the regime in Damascus.

It led to Democratic control in Illinois.

Women seeking refuge in the United States receive a cold welcome.

Books & the Arts

Film

As celluloid guinea pig for the American left, I am perfectly willing to
report on the effects of exposure to this month's pop hit, Sin
City
.

Book

A new book on Isaeli courts in the West Bank and Gaza.

Book

A review of two recent memoirs of Iran.