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
On a sparkling Indian summer day fifteen years ago, I was waiting in
front of the Pyongyang Hotel with a British documentary producer.
New Yorkers: You have a choice this Election Day.
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
America is living in the blowback years.
During one pleasant dinner aboard the Nation cruise, one of my
tablemates told an amusing story about Einstein giving a lecture in
which he stated that he expected the solar system to im
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
It's easy to find fault with Blue Shoe, Anne Lamott's sixth
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.
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
The day that Kenneth Rexroth died was not a dark, cold day.
"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
A year ago Congress overwhelmingly approved George W.
"A war was about to start. Knots of wide-eyed people gathered in
courtyards, in open fields, on street corners....
Why is so much fiction written in our language and why is so much of
what is written of so little consequence?
This is the best book yet written about the Provisional Irish Republican
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
TO MR. T.: LIAR, LIAR, PANTS ON FIRE!