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October 6, 2003 | The Nation

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October 6, 2003

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The editors call for a new economic agenda, ironclad voting standards and more global activism.

Letters


WASHINGTON POST MARCHES RIGHTWARD

Arlington, VA


We were peppered with volleys of mail from the young, and others,
responding to Thomas Geoghegan's "Dems--Why Not Woo

Editorials

Read special extracts from Jonathan Schell's new book, The Unconquerable World: Power, Nonviolence, and The Will of the People.

ANOTHER WIN FOR MEDIA DEMOCRACY

Democrats who want to deny Howard Dean the party's 2004 presidential
nomination have a new issue: They are complaining that the front-runner
is insufficiently unequivocal in his support for Isr

When activists began cobbling together a Draft Wesley Clark for
President campaign, their Internet initiative looked to be longer on
idealism than pragmatism. George W.

The collapse of the WTO talks in Cancún is in fact a profoundly
hopeful turn of events. The developing nations have found their
voice--and power.

The tangled web that a narrow Supreme Court majority wove to shut down
the Florida recount of presidential ballots in December 2000 made it
possible for Republican George W.

Two questions will dominate the 2004 presidential campaign: how to make
the United States secure in an age of terror, and how to get the economy
to work for all Americans. George W.

Columns

scheer

How can the GOP women endorse misogynist Schwarzenegger?

Stop the Presses

September 11 is often said to be the defining moment in the Bush
presidency, even of modern history.

Music

Click here to read more from Katha Pollitt.

It may not do much good to beg her
To cast her vote for Schwarzenegger:
His flicks, the tales make pollsters rate her
A hater of the Terminator.

Articles

When Canadian freelance photojournalist Zahra Kazemi flew to her native country of Iran last spring, little did she know that covering the student protests would be her final assignment or that h

Late last week, Yale clerical and maintenance workers who had been striking for three weeks won a contract that will transform the standard of living of clerical workers at the university, as wel

The people are asking for answers from the People's House.

Politics as usual on the front-runner's tour.

Books & the Arts

Book

In his 1998 book, One Nation, After All, Alan Wolfe chided
liberals for their misapprehensions about the political attitudes of
ordinary Americans.

Book

In her new book, Regarding the Pain of Others, Susan Sontag's
focus is upon theaters of war and the way in which photographers have
interpreted their role in the production of images of

Book

In his 1997 song "Highlands," Bob Dylan reports a conversation between
himself and a waitress. "She says, You don't read women authors, do
you?/...

Poetry

The threshold between one and zero
Blurs--
Blurs-- a drift of charge filters through--