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October 3, 2005 Issue

Cover art by: Cover by Gene Case & Stephen Kling/Avenging Angels

  • Features

    Visionaries Wanted

    New homes for those displaced by Hurricane Katrina need not be the penitentiary-style public housing we've come to dread. Bring in architects who know how to create human-scale dwellings for the poor.

    Nicholas von Hoffman

  • Left Behind: Bush’s Holy War on Nature

    Americans care about the environment, but the Bush Administration clearly doesn't. Blame it on Republican ideology and the apocalyptic religious sensibilities of his political base.

    Chip Ward

  • Bohemia’s Last Frontier

    New Orleans, a city full of idiosyncrasies, must be restored for the benefit of the nation as a whole.

    Curtis Wilkie

  • Iraqis Demand a US Withdrawal

    Sources on the ground in Iraq say that serious moves toward a pullout will dry up recruitment efforts for jihadi groups.

    David Enders

  • The War for Latinos

    In the face of unprecedented manpower problems, the Pentagon is spending hundreds of millions of dollars to target young Latinos for military recruitment.

    Roberto Lovato

  • Winning the Peace

    Antiwar Democrats in Washington are facing a moment of truth: Now is the time to raise the volume on the previously taboo discussion of a real exit strategy from Iraq.

    John Nichols

  • Editorials

    Fear Itself

    Some people are scaring themselves about the wrong things in ways that are doing terrorists' work for them. Here's one physician's prescription for bringing irrational fears under control.

    Dr. Marc Siegel

  • Prelude to an Exit Strategy

    As a handful of maverick lawmakers hold unofficial hearings on an Iraq exit strategy, how long will it take Democrats and Republicans on the Hill to recognize the growing distaste for this war?

    Ari Berman

  • NYU’s Poison Ivy Itch

    When one of New York's biggest and most liberal institutions gets into the business of union-busting, it's hardly an internal matter.

    Andrew Ross

  • Bread, Roses and the Flood

    The only bright spot in this man-made disaster has been the wave of public outrage at the Administration's failure to provide aid to the most vulnerable.

    Eric Foner

  • Class-ifying the Hurricane

    What happened in New Orleans is an extreme and criminally tragic consequence of the belief that cutting public spending makes for a better society.

    Adolph Reed Jr.

  • A ‘New’ New Deal

    The reconstruction of New Orleans could set the stage for a comprehensive legislative initiative akin to the New Deal.

    William Greider

  • Our Two Gulf Crises

    Our strategy ought not to be to fight every prospective terrorist to the death in Iraq, but to deny them the cause that has swollen their ranks--our continuing presence there.

    the Editors

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