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In these jittery times, many Americans see torture as justified.
In the late summer and fall of 1997, small news leaks began appearing
that Mayor Edward Rendell of Philadelphia (who is now governor of
Pennsylvania) was thinking about suing the firearms indus
Almost a thousand boisterous supporters--most of them unionized Latino service workers--showed up on March 4 at the vote-counting and subsequent victory party for new City Councilman-elect Antoni
This essay, from the February 14, 1920, issue of The Nation, is a special selection from The Nation Digital Archive. If you want to read everything The Nation has ever published on feminism and women's rights, click here for information on how to acquire individual access to the Archive--an electronic database of every Nation article since 1865.
A generation ago, when I worked at the Washington Post, the
right-wing fringe occasionally referred to us as "Pravda on the
Potomac." We reporters were amused but also rankled.
War may or may not be inevitable, but a one-sided discussion of US
policy toward Iraq appears to be all but guaranteed on network
Who says there's nothing new under the sun?
Say what you will about oil and hegemony, but the pending invasion of
Iraq is more than just a geopolitical act. It's also the manifestation
of a cultural attitude.
Women's sports are under attack by jocks who have an ally in the President.
On June 4, 1961, John F. Kennedy held his last meeting with Soviet
leader Nikita Khrushchev in Vienna.