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November 10, 2003 | The Nation

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November 10, 2003

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Karen Houppert talks to military families, Tom Hayden charts the Kennedy influence on Arnold Schwarzenegger and Stuart Klawans reviews "Kill Bill."

Letters


LITTLE RED SCHOOLHOUSE RED?

Washington, DC

Editorials

Nation interns march in New York City and Washington, DC.

Arnold Schwarzenegger has sold himself to his fans as a raging
Republican Terminator.

Paul Wellstone won elections as a progressive by energizing and
mobilizing a large base, staying close to community organizing efforts
of all kinds and fearlessly pressing a bold agenda.

During the two years when he was exploring a bid for the 2000 Democratic
presidential nomination, Paul Wellstone spent a lot of time trying to
figure out how a progressive could get elected to

One reason the Bush Administration gave for going to war in Iraq was
Saddam Hussein's alleged ties to terrorists.

In early October, Iraq's US-appointed Governing Council awarded the
country's first mobile phone licenses to three companies from the Middle
East.

Iraq lies in ruin, the US military occupation is generating a sustained
guerrilla resistance, crime is rampant in Baghdad and an Iraqi civil war
along ethnic and religious lines is a real possi

In the end, George W. Bush got Congress to approve the $87 billion he
insisted on for the occupation and reconstruction of Iraq.

Columns

scheer

As long as firms are willing to hire them, immigrants will come.

He's an intriguing moral bellwether, Nathaniel Heatwole.

Enter the world of Paul Krugman, a world either dark (the eras of Bush I
and Bush II) or bathed in light (when Bill was king).

Articles

The retail food workers strike in California may be the first in a series of battles that could shape the future of labor-management relations throughout the US.

Devising a fair federal policy for higher education would not be hard.

Opposition to the war among military families is bubbling beneath the surface.

Books & the Arts

Book

Kingdom of Shadows, the sixth of Alan Furst's novels of historical espionage fiction, was hard for me to put down--and when I did, I couldn't wait to pick it up again.

Film

Ghosts are notorious for getting stuck in time. Having lost track of the
ongoing world, they will revisit certain hours as obsessively as they
haunt a fatal spot.

Book

In a broad square not far from the center of Jakarta, a large obelisk of
concrete soars into the sky.

Book

The best memoirs of recent years reveal "The Way We Live Now" as well as
or better than most contemporary fiction.

Book

Abigail and Stephan Thernstrom have long been pillars of highbrow
conservatism in America.