Bruce Cumings decries nuclear politics in North Korea, Patricia J. Williams reflects on public fear and Peter Sacks reviews arguments against standardized testing.
On a sparkling Indian summer day fifteen years ago, I was waiting in
front of the Pyongyang Hotel with a British documentary producer.
Patti Smith scanned the thousands of antiwar demonstrators who filled
Washington the day after the death of Paul Wellstone and reflected on
the enormous loss of the Minnesota senator whose last
America is living in the blowback years.
With sniper suspect now in jail,
DAs are fighting tooth and nail.
They're in a monumental race
To see who gets to try this case
This is the best book yet written about the Provisional Irish Republican
The day that Kenneth Rexroth died was not a dark, cold day.
Debbie Nathan is an attendee of Feminist Futures, a
New York-based study group whose organizers include Leonore Tiefer.
It's easy to find fault with Blue Shoe, Anne Lamott's sixth
A year ago Congress overwhelmingly approved George W.
Why is so much fiction written in our language and why is so much of
what is written of so little consequence?
Until and unless a nonhuman animal becomes a legal person, she will
remain invisible to civil law." This quote from the legal profile in
Bark magazine's fall issue in many ways sums up
"Ifavor unconditional withdrawal from the territories," says a former
head of Israel's security service, rather starkly, given his background.
It's from an interview in this edited collection o
They say that war is hell, and Chris Hedges shows us how and why.
Hedges's War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning painfully and
profoundly illustrates how violent conflict destroys those i
As you are no doubt aware, First Lady Laura Bush is a former teacher and
has a master's degree in library science. This is all to the good.
If Steven Pinker's latest 500-page treatise on the brain, The Blank
Slate, serves any wider purpose in the popular discussion of science
issues, it will, one hopes, be the final demoliti