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September 29, 2003 | The Nation

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September 29, 2003

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Jack Newfield explains Miguel Estrada's fall, William Greider looks for the soul of capitalism and Stuart Klawans reviews "Lost in Translation."

Letters

We received much mail on "American Rebels," our Independence Day
issue from the forthcoming Nation Books release edited by Jack Newfield
[ Our Readers

Editorials

Their reporters had the goods, but the Washington Post editors chose not to display them.

TAKING MCCAIN-FEINGOLD TO COURT

The Nation has a new look to go with our rising circulation.
Avenging Angels, an advertising firm that works for progressive causes
and that is responsible for our "celebrity reader" sub

In his State of the Union speech this past January, President Bush
appeared to make a compassionate gesture toward children with
incarcerated parents when he proposed an initiative that would i

A few hours after Miguel Estrada withdrew his name for a judgeship on
the Court of Appeals for the Washington, DC, Circuit, a leading Senate
liberal was asked about the meaning of the two-year

Competing in prime time with a docudrama celebrating his heroics after
the attacks of September 11, 2001, George W.

Columns

scheer

'Misspeak' first for the front page, 'correct' it later in the back...

Click here to read more from Naomi Klein.

I was a child who, when taken to the circus, spent all her time trying to see past the greasepaint and illusion.

Beating up on neocons used to be a specialize sport without wide appeal. With all due false modesty I offer myself as an early practitioner.

Well, yes, we may have used the word "appease."

We may have called you weenies who munch cheese.
But now we're asking nicely for your aid--

Articles

The insurgent delegations were in many respects the product of years of anti-WTO organizing.

His dual commitment to socialism and democracy ought to be a model
today.

Declassified documents reveal the US government's role in the Pinochet
coup.

Chile was a democracy, yet tyranny triumphed--in the name of fighting
terror.

A transformation of Wall Street's core values is possible, using financial tools.

After a summer of tending to the grassroots, the Democrats who aspire to
their party's 2004 presidential nomination were busy harvesting support
from key constituencies around Labor Day.

Books & the Arts

Film

A Love Affair for the postcollege, flirting-with-Buddhism set,
Sofia Coppola's Lost in Translation is a travelogue of the
emotions, concerned with the deepening relationship betwe

Book

Though still relatively unknown in the English-speaking world, the
Austrian novelist and playwright Thomas Bernhard, who died in 1989 at
the age of 57, is widely recognized as one of the foremo

Book

Bayard Rustin forged a remarkable career as a social activist. Briefly a
member of the Young Communist League, he repudiated communism but
remained a socialist throughout his life.