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November 24, 2003

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Mike Davis asks why California burned, Honor Moore explores the consecration of Gene Robinson and Stuart Klawans reviews "The Revolution Will Not be Televised."

Letters

KUDOS TO CORN

Cambridge, Mass.

Editorials

Early on the crisp morning of October 15, the archbishops of
thirty-seven of the thirty-eight provinces of the Anglican Communion
(known as primates) gathered in closed session at Lambeth Palac

The 52nd Congressional District of California, where I grew up,
encompasses the eastern suburbs of San Diego as well as a vast
hinterland of granite-bouldered mountains and almost impenetrable

The arrest last month of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the principal owner of
Russia's biggest oil company, Yukos, and the richest of the country's
seventeen state-anointed billionaire oligarchs, on ch

A day before the International Committee of the Red Cross announced it
would reduce its presence in Iraq because the country was becoming
increasingly dangerous, President Bush said he would ru

There will be a presidential election in a year, and it will come as no
surprise that we hope Election Night 2004 ends early with the defeat of
George W. Bush.

HELLO, HISTORY, GIMME REWRITE

Columns

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Bush now wants us to believe the Iraq war was about spreading freedom by force, but liars can't be liberators.

Click here for more info on why Paul Bremer's "reforms" in Iraq have been illegal to begin with. Compiled by Aaron Maté.

To gauge the level of hatred entertained by liberals for the Bush
Administration, take a look at the bestseller lists.

The general says Islam's God's so small
He's just an idol, not a god at all.
The man's a moderate. Yes, you can cite
Much worse from zealots of the Christian right

Articles

In 2000, George W. Bush won 48 percent of the national vote, against a
combined total of 52 percent for Al Gore and Ralph Nader.

Not only Democrats but many Greens oppose a Nader run in 2004.

The State Department, ignoring its own human rights reports, continues to assert that the Colombian government is complying with all conditions necessary for aid.

Forty-four states in the United States today bar people with mental illnesses from voting.

Nearly 5 million Americans can't vote because of felony convictions.

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Books & the Arts

Film

The lights go down in the courtroom, a 16-millimeter projector shoots
out its beam, and into the trial blazes evidence of an unprecedented
nature: not a report of criminal events but the crime

Dance

Few Westerners have ever heard of Perm. A former czarist administrative
center, rustbelt Soviet city and gateway to the gulag, Perm was long
off-limits to foreigners.

Book

Nations, like individuals, sustain trauma, mourn and recover. And like
individuals they survive by making sense of what has befallen them, by
constructing a narrative of loss and redemption.