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November 26, 2001 | The Nation

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November 26, 2001

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Victor Navasky criticizes John Ashcroft's misreading of history, Jonathan Schell critiques recent media coverage of the "new" nuclear threat, Patricia J. Williams insists that torture is the essence of totalitarianism and Eric Alterman examines the lessons of New York City's mayoral election.

Editorials

The Pentagon's exclusive contract with a satellite imagery company will limit what the public can see.

It fails to bring the country to a safer and saner position on nuclear power.

The win in Virginia of Democrat Mark Warner is one sign of welcome political change.

Attorney General John Ashcroft misunderstands Robert Kennedy's legacy--and my book.

The "war on terror" is causing an escalation of retaliatory thinking.

The social safety net has become frayed because of welfare "reform."

Opinion journalism is pushing the conversation about war to the right.

Columns

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Focusing on Osama bin Laden obscures the true nature of our position in a dangerous world.

We can't allow fear to erode commitment to our constitutional liberties.

Stop the Presses

Mark Green was a worthy candidate for mayor, but for a variety of reasons he could not prevail.

Current discussions tend to trivialize acts that are not only immoral but illegal according to covenants the United States has signed.

Articles

There is mass hunger and need in Afghanistan, and the UN is under great pressure to get supplies through.

The inclusion of women in peace negotiations would go a long way toward addressing their exploitation and abuse in war-torn areas.

Attacks on Muslim immigrants in Moscow reveal some ugly new trends.

The WTO trade conference there pitted developing countries against the major powers.

Books & the Arts

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Amy Wilentz publishes her debut novel. Edward Said presents a large selection of his criticism. Roger Wilkins explores black identity.

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Richard D. Kahlenberg reviews Terry M. Moe's Schools, Vouchers, and the American Public.

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Dusko Doder reviews David Halberstam's War in a Time of Peace.

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Gerald Howard reviews Paula Fox's Borrowed Finery.

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Peter Schrag reviews Robert J. MacCoun and Peter Reuter's Drug War Heresies.

This Fall Books issue explores the theme of the observant author.

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Mickey Butts reviews Jim Collins's Good to Great.

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Hillary Frey reviews Jennifer Egan's Look at Me.

 

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Ian Trump reviews Robert Bly's The Night Abraham Called to the Stars.

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Susan J. Douglas and Meredith Michaels review Naomi Wolf's Misconceptions.

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Amitava Kumar reviews Salman Rushdie's Fury and V.S. Naipaul's Half a Life.

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John Leonard reviews The Complete Works of Isaac Babel, edited by Nathalie Babel.