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September 1, 2003 | The Nation

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September 1, 2003

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Jonathan Schell and Katha Pollitt argue for principles and pragmatism in 2004, Andrew Cockburn ponders the new Iraq and Stuart Klawans reviews "American Splendor."

Letters


THE MORNING-AFTER PILL

South Portland, Me.

Editorials

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

The sullen attitude of most Democratic politicians toward young people
is reflected in Hillary Clinton's memoir, Living History, in
which she laments that people between the ages of 18 a

Faced with inconvenient scientific information, the Bush Administration
just hits delete.

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California has often spun the cautionary tales of American progress.
Smog. Sprawl. Ronald Reagan.

Columns

scheer

The giggle factor might propel a Jesse Ventura wannabe into management of the world's sixth-largest economy.

scheer

Warren Buffet makes sense in rebuking Prop. 13--but the politicians jump up to save this sacred cow.

Click here to read more from Naomi Klein.

Stop the Presses

The words "Al Gore" are properly understood to be synonymous with the
words "cautious politician." And yet speaking to MoveOn.org at New York
University recently, Gore gave voice to some plain-

Music

Click here to read David Corn's Nation interview with Howard Dean.

Sleep tight. There's no one making much ado.
So sleep this night, Big O--in peace, sleep through it.
The folks you bombed now never mention you.

Articles

Will the "unpredictable" nature of this war lead to the kind of malaise in the military that was so costly to troop morale and discipline during Vietnam?

A recap of the Pentagon's most egregious post-9/11 mistakes, mishaps and manifestations of misdirection.

"Many years have passed in which Palestinians were not really living. What we need is a huge change. And maybe then there will be peace."

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Activists say no to corporate giveaways.

The economy's vital signs spell trouble.

Gacaca courts begin to yield justice.

A political epic with a cast of thousands.

Books & the Arts

Film

Here's our man, starring in a movie about himself.

Book

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Music

Beethoven has been particularly fortunate in his recent critics and
biographers.

Art

I recently returned to dingy England after a road trip in America,
where, as usual, I failed to take any photographs.

Art

Edward Burtynsky's photographs are large, colorful and mostly ravishing,
despite their subjects.