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Official dishonesty is never worthwhile.

An oppressive and beleaguered empire, a terrorist international, a storm raging in the world press about torture, right-wing Christians on the march against moral decline and the collapse of fami

The reviewer's galley of Natasha, David Bezmozgis's short-story collection about a Russian émigré family in Toronto, begins with words not from the writer but the publisher.

The question has been asked: Was Franz Kafka human? He seems to have had doubts himself.

In the largest exodus in recorded history, millions of refugees migrated across the brand new border after India was partitioned in 1947.

In his second inaugural address as Governor of
Texas, George W. Bush declared, "Some people
think it's inappropriate to make moral judgments
anymore.

The position that The Nation has taken in the present campaign against both Cox and Harding and in favor of a vote either for Christensen or Debs, has aroused considerable inquiry, much ap

Say what you will about the sins of the Bush Administration. But credit it with one small but welcome accomplishment: It has moved Arthur Schlesinger Jr.

One hundred years ago, in the wake of England's ruinous victory in the Boer War, a young Liberal politician excoriated the ruling Conservative Party and its imperial scam: "A party of great veste

On March 9, 2003, a distinguished group of high-ranking politicians and journalists descended on the Bryant Park Hotel to attend a wedding reception for the then-executive editor of the New Yo

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