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November 17, 2003 | The Nation

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November 17, 2003

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Molly Ivins asks if Texas is part of America, Eric Alterman defends Paul Krugman and Kevin Y. Kim hails a radio revolution.

Letters


PITY FOR RUSH?

Menomonie, WI

EDWARD SAID

Long Island City, NY

Editorials

Dr. Marc Siegel calls for truth-telling.

A new justification for our war on Iraq has been born out of the war
itself.

The tens of thousands of Bolivians in the streets in October demanding
the resignation of President (now ex-) Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada came
from all walks of life and included teachers, health

Even as the labor leaders who support him are redoubling efforts to
secure the Democratic presidential nod for Dick Gephardt, it is becoming
increasingly clear that the former House minority le

An explosive legal obstacle, currently ignored, lurks beneath the
surface of the Iraq war debate--international law likely to ensnare and
possibly crumple the American conqueror's grandiose pla

Click here to help defeat Question 3.

In response to the news that coordinated suicide bombs in Baghdad had
killed several dozen people and wounded 200, George W. Bush pointed to
the attacks as a sign of success.

As the 2004 election draws nearer and George W. Bush's poll numbers grow
shakier, White House operatives are devoting themselves to coddling the
religious right.

Columns

scheer

Bush must reverse his misguided policy and get out of Iraq now.

Stop the Presses

Click here for info on Alterman's best-selling book What Liberal Media: The Truth About Bias and the News

Music

Why is it that "think pieces" about women and work and kids and marriage
always leave one suspecting that the minute these
corporate-lawyers-turned-stay-at-home-moms hang up the phone on the
r

Articles

Bush's home is a damn peculiar place.

Minors like Malvo fare poorly in Virginia.

A small-town station in maine is proof that low-power radio builds
community.

Filmmaker and author Michael Moore wrote the foreword to A Right
to Be Hostile: The Boondocks Treasury
by Aaron McGruder, from which
the three cartoon strips are drawn. Copyright © 2003 by Aaron
McGruder. Published by arrangement with Three Rivers Press, a division
of Random House, Inc.

Seeking media justice--not just reform.

The public revolts against monopoly media.

Books & the Arts

Television

Without baring flesh, exchanging fluids or even shedding blood, Will
& Grace
has become the craftiest, if not the most radical, show
in the history of network television--though not

Music

On April 30, Willie Nelson turned 70, celebrating with the release of
his latest greatest-hits collection.

Book

Louis Begley is perhaps currently best known as the author of About
Schmidt
, the novel from which the recent acclaimed film starring
Jack Nicholson was adapted.

Book

When George Kennan set out for the Caucasus in 1870, few if any Americans had explored the highlands of Dagestan, Chechnya and the wild frontiers of imperial Russia. And with good reason.