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October 25, 2004 Issue


  • Editorials

    Nation Notes

    Washington editor David Corn has been named a fellow in the "Security and Liberty in the Post-9/11 Era" reporting program of the Institute for Justice and Journalism at the USC Annenberg School.

    the Editors

  • Potemkin Government

    The longer the Bush Administration is in office, the clearer it becomes that it has a disordered relationship not just with one aspect of the world or another, such as the war in Iraq or the budg

    Jonathan Schell

  • Union Makes Its Bed

    On September 29 in San Francisco, 4,000 hotel employees--all members of the newly merged union UNITE HERE--walked out on strike or were locked out of their workplaces after their contracts expire

    Peter Dreier and Kelly Candaele

  • Still Blair’s Party

    D.D. Guttenplan would like to thank Glenda Jackson MP for her assistance in gaining admission to the Labour Party Conference.

    D.D. Guttenplan


  • The Happy Warrior

    William Greider interviews David Cobb this week in a web-only feature.

    William Greider

  • Springsteen for Change

    A culture war's going on. The 2004 election does not merely pit red states against blue states; it places the cultural community against the Bush establishment.

    David Corn

  • Election Matters

    In his 1988 song "Waiting for the Great Leap Forwards," British troubadour Billy Bragg promised, "The Revolution is just a T-shirt away." It's taken a while, but the 2004 election could prove Bra

    John Nichols

  • The Forgotten Issue

    In The Nation's October 9, 2000, special report on the Supreme Court, Tom Wicker wrote, "No issue is more vital...repeat, no issue is more important than the makeup of the next Supr

    the Editors

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  • Books and the Arts

    Picking Up the Pieces

    Brian Wilson began recording his masterpiece, Smile, in 1966; the project collapsed a year later, unfinished.

    Douglas Wolk

  • Office Politics

    As one of those pathetic evolutionary throwbacks who has never used e-mail or the Internet, and has hardly ever handled a mobile phone, I can approach this book with all the supreme disinterested

    Terry Eagleton

  • Rhythm Nation

    Since Fidel Castro's brief fainting spell during a speech in June 2001, Miami, Havana and Washington have been caldrons of feverish speculation on his succession and the politics of a post-Castro

    Ann Louise Bardach

  • Liberal Hawk Down

    This essay is adapted from Anatol Lieven's next book, America Right or Wrong: An Anatomy of American Nationalism, to be published this month by Oxford University Press.

    Anatol Lieven

  • When Presidents Lie

    Official dishonesty is never worthwhile.

    Eric Alterman

  • ‘There Are No Innocents’

    An oppressive and beleaguered empire, a terrorist international, a storm raging in the world press about torture, right-wing Christians on the march against moral decline and the collapse of fami

    Alexander Cockburn

  • Springsteen for Change

    A culture war's going on. The 2004 election does not merely pit red states against blue states; it places the cultural community against the Bush establishment.

    David Corn

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