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The Supreme Court's sweeping June 26 ruling in Lawrence v. Texas
came almost seventeen years to the day after one of the darkest moments
in the history of the gay movement.
Nation readers should be excused for wondering whether they were
in some sort of time warp as the Supreme Court closed its term with a
slew of decisions that recalled the halcyon days of
Richard Falk, Mary Kaldor,
Carl Tham, Samantha Power,
Mahmood Mamdani, David Rieff,
Eric Rouleau, Zia Mian,
Ronald Steel, Stephen Holmes,
Ramesh Thakur, Stephen Zunes
If you want to date the beginning of conservative domination of the
opinion media, you could do worse than to pick Election Day 1964.
Every day, DNA testing overturns another man's rape or murder
A small journalistic cottage industry has grown up demonstrating that
the Bush Administration took the nation to war against Iraq under false
Hawaii recently became the fifth state to make emergency contraception, also known as the morning-after pill, available directly from pharmacists. This is far from a small regulatory change.
The Iranian student demonstrations that began on June 10 initially
protested plans to privatize Teheran University and to raise tuition.
They quickly became a forum for criticizing the repressi
It's no secret that Washington has a limited interest in the public
interest these days.
Eric Foner was an expert witness in Grutter v. Bollinger, the University of Michigan law school case.
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