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Death and Glory Death and Glory

The premature deaths in the past year of Warren Zevon, Johnny Cash and Joe Strummer ought to be enough to make the most pious among us angry at The Man Upstairs.

Oct 2, 2003 / Books & the Arts / Eric Alterman

9/11/01: Where Was George? 9/11/01: Where Was George?

September 11 is often said to be the defining moment in the Bush presidency, even of modern history.

Sep 18, 2003 / Column / Eric Alterman

Colin Powell and ‘The Power of Audacity’ Colin Powell and ‘The Power of Audacity’

One of the problems with the media coverage of this Administration is that it requires bad manners.

Sep 4, 2003 / Column / Eric Alterman

Patriotic Gore Patriotic Gore

The words "Al Gore" are properly understood to be synonymous with the words "cautious politician." And yet speaking to at New York University recently, Gore gave voi...

Aug 14, 2003 / Column / Eric Alterman

‘Lyndon B. Bush’? ‘Lyndon B. Bush’?

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Jul 17, 2003 / Column / Eric Alterman

Liberal Signs of Life Liberal Signs of Life

If you want to date the beginning of conservative domination of the opinion media, you could do worse than to pick Election Day 1964.

Jun 26, 2003 / Column / Eric Alterman

When It Raines… When It Raines…

Where do I begin?

Jun 12, 2003 / Column / Eric Alterman

Nonagenarians Against Cynicism Nonagenarians Against Cynicism

Nothing deepens your cynicism quicker than the power of money in American politics.

May 29, 2003 / Column / Eric Alterman

Who Framed John Fund? Who Framed John Fund?

So the right-wing journalist John Fund may not be a model citizen, but contrary to the implications of many left journalists and gossip columnists, he's likely not the kind of ...

May 15, 2003 / Column / Eric Alterman

Stand and Fight Stand and Fight

Compare the following two statements currently floating 'round the blogosphere:

May 1, 2003 / Column / Eric Alterman