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October 27, 2003 | The Nation

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October 27, 2003

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Matt Taibbi asks who's afraid of Dennis Kucinich, Jonathan Schell wonders what happened to accountability and Stuart Klawans reviews "Mystic River."

Editorials

"...interviews last week with historians, advertising executives,
pollsters and Democratic and Republican image-makers turned up this
consensus: Mr.

Eben Moglen has been
representing parties sued by the recording industry and is working on a
book about the death of intellectual property.

In the end, Tony Blair had nothing to fear but fear itself. As the
Labour Party assembled for its annual conference here on Britain's
Yiddish Riviera, the news looked grim.

David Cole represents the LA 8.

For information on David Corn's new book, The Lies of George W. Bush: Mastering the Politics of Deception, see www.bushlies.com.

The people of California have spoken.

"Change is the order of the day," Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown declared
after California voters recalled Governor Gray Davis and replaced him
with film star Arnold Schwarzenegger. Brown is right.

Columns

scheer

Sorry to betray such a low level of lust for revenge, but as a card-carrying member of the American Civil Liberties Union, I am duty-bound to defend the rights of even those I loathe.

scheer

Clark is in a unique position to challenge Bush's foreign policy.

Click here to read more by Naomi Klein.

Philip Roth's novel The Human Stain attracted considerable
attention some years back; it was widely read as a fictionalized version
of literary critic Anatole Broyard's life.

Gray Davis, good riddance! Into the political coffin with you and off
you go to the crypt.

Articles

The movement against corporate globalization has made impressive strides. Now it needs to think carefully about what it stands for.

Why has the US government abandoned a country it once sought to liberate?

Bush's war has internationalized internal conflicts on the
archipelago.

The press seems to think Kucinich isn't serious precisely because he's
serious.

Immigrants hit the road for civil rights.

Books & the Arts

Film

Clint Eastwood's Mystic River, which opened this year's New York
Film Festival on a somber but resonant note, is perhaps the finest
western ever to be set in South Boston.

Poetry

Eight of Marianne Moore's major poems were published in The
Nation
in the 1940s and '50s, including "The Mind Is an Enchanting
Thing," "In Distrust of Merits" and "A Carriage From Sweden

Book

With each last reverberation from the world of 1960s and '70s
radicalism--the recent parole of Kathy Boudin, for example, a member of
the Weather Underground who served twenty-two years in pris

Book

The hero of The Namesake is an American of Bengali parentage
named Gogol Ganguli.

Book

A review of Fortress of Solitude, by Jonathan Lethem.