On April 6, Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz spelled it out:
There will be no role for the United Nations in setting up an interim
government in Iraq.
Opponents of the neoliberal model are demanding a new social contract.
One of the first casualties of war may be those happy-talk forecasts of
a robust recovery once the bombing starts in Iraq, but a far more
momentous economic question accompanies Bush's invasion
In the shadow of wealth, New York's poor increase.
In the 1960s it seemed as if the Third World was in flames, fueled by
anti-imperialist struggles from Cuba to Vietnam, Bolivia to Algeria.
My son collects my change--the random coins that come from little daily
transactions, the pennies, nickels and dimes that build up in my
Once again, changes at Random House have made headlines in papers
throughout the country.
Well, it could have been true.
Because they pay too much in taxes--
To feed the poor and fight the axis--
The rich are truly discommoded.
It spoils the fun of being loaded.