This was intended to be a sweet little prewar column about an artist I
admire, Rosanne Cash.
The thirteen self-declared "citizen weapons
inspectors" marching down a rain-swept road just
outside Baltimore knew they weren't going to be
allowed inside the US military's Aberdeen Proving
Who's the hack? I nominate The New Yorker's Jeffrey Goldberg.
He's the new Remington, though without the artistic talent.
Jonathan Schell, who last week compellingly argued "The Case Against the War" in these pages, this week assesses the power and meaning of the global antiwar demonstrations.
So this is what it feels like to be in the political mainstream.
So how do we resist "Empire"? The good news is that we're not doing too
badly. There have been major victories. Here in Latin America you have
had so many--in Bolivia, you have Cochabamba.
Optimism and antiwar fervor were both in evidence at the World Social Forum.
A clever new wave of feminist antiwar activism manages to avoid old clichés.
Although the Bush Administration acts as if the war train has already
left the station, the antiwar forces continue to grow, and they are
mobilizing in large numbers for a worldwide protest on
With up to 200,000 American and British combat troops already stationed
in or on their way to the Persian Gulf area, war with Iraq looks