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In December, when hospitals in Atlanta and Richmond announced that they
were opting out of the federal smallpox vaccination plan, opinion
leaders reacted as if the physicians had enlisted with
The risks of war? There was the risk of being bombed if you had the
misfortune to live in a neighborhood where US targeters thought Saddam
Hussein might be located.
According to a recent Gallup Poll, 78 percent of white Americans
supported invading Iraq, but only 29 percent of blacks.
Union members are making links between customers' concerns and their
Globalization: Use this word in a sentence, especially as the cause of
something bad, and you will get knowing nods all around.
Because September 11 "changed everything," it hasn't always been easy to
find an objective yardstick by which to judge the Bush Administration's
tactics in the "war on terrorism." But the Admin
Perhaps Americans can be excused for imagining that "regime change" in
Iraq would be a cakewalk.
Of the more than 700 journalists who have registered with the CentCom
Coalition Media Center here, two have emerged as celebrities.
"We are in a funding emergency today," read the e-mail from the New York
Abortion Access Fund.
CORRECTION: When this column was originally published, a fact-checking error caused the word "owner" to be removed from a reference to the Jewish "owner-editors" of U.S. News & World Report and The New Republic. This may have made it appear as if Alterman was addressing the issue of Jewish "editors" in general with regard to media coverage and Israel, rather than merely the two men he cited.