Maria Margaronis is a writer and radio documentary maker, and a longtime contributor to The Nation.
In the form of a law regarding the wearing of the Islamic hijab, women's bodies are a battlefield--again.
The explosions in Istanbul during George W.
Like Kaa the python in Disney's Jungle Book, Tony Blair has
staked his career on a single hypnotic refrain.
The night the war began, an ashen-faced woman in Parliament Square held
up a photograph of an Iraqi soldier, reduced to a smudge of carbon but
for his head and feet--an image from the last Gulf
So this is what it feels like to be in the political mainstream.
When Tony Blair rose to address a packed House of Commons on Saddam
Hussein's weapons of mass destruction, Albert Finney had just won an
Emmy for his performance as Winston Churchill in The
Europe and the United States have begun to follow diverging scripts on the war.