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.
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Minnesota's GOP looks to cut taxes and build more casinos
An article likely to stir controversies of various kinds.
When it comes to social control, nothing works quite like torture.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Winners of the 2005 Discovery/The Nation Poetry Prize