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May 30, 2005 | The Nation

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May 30, 2005

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Ayelish McGarvey examines unsettling allegations against Bush appointee Dr. David Hager, Naomi Klein looks at the use of torture and Stuart Klawans reviews Kings and Queen and The Hitchhiker's Guide.

Letters

Last week The Nation asked readers to send comments on our new website. A selection of these follows below.

Editorials

SAYING A GOOD WORD FOR AMERICA

Minnesota's GOP looks to cut taxes and build more casinos
instead.

Brazil defies Bush's AIDS policy.

An article likely to stir controversies of various kinds.

The future of the Democratic Party requires that it become a strong voice against the occupation of Iraq.

Columns

When it comes to social control, nothing works quite like torture.

Column Left

We should leave the Iraqis alone and allow them to control their own affairs.

Reading the New York Times reform proposals is like reading a
strategy memo from the dying embers of the Dukakis campaign.

Music

Is the threat of cervical cancer at age 60 really keeping teenage girls
virgins?

Articles

Villaraigosa could make political history not just for his city, but for the country.

Wal-Mart recently found another group to offend (besides women, immigrants, African-Americans, worldwide organized labor and small businesspeople).

Studs diagnoses a national Alzheimer's disease.

Since Abdullah II assumed the throne in 1999, Jordan has
become increasingly authoritarian and corrupt.

The case for a human rights-based opposition to the Patriot Act.

Ecuador's new president, Alfredo Palacio, discusses the confidential World Bank agreements that are shackling his nation.

Should Dr. David Hager be advising President Bush on women's health?

Books & the Arts

Film

She has the face of a mermaid--a real one, not a Disney blonde. The wide
undulant mouth drinks in her world like oxygen; the hazel eyes reflect a
bent and wavering light.

Poetry

Winners of the 2005 Discovery/The Nation Poetry Prize

Book

The family in the twentieth century.