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April 24, 2006 Issue

Cover art by: Cover art by Steve Brodner, cover design by Gene Case & Stephen Kling/Avenging Angels


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  • Editorial

  • Where’s ‘Real Security’?

    Instead of parroting the Republicans' "tough" approach to national security, Democratic candidates should distinguish themselves from the Bush Administration by, for starters, setting a date for withdrawal from Iraq.

    William D. Hartung

  • What DeLay Left Behind

    To repair the damage Tom DeLay left in his wake, the November elections must be a referendum on the political machine he created, which continues to drive this Congress.

    John Nichols

  • ‘The Lobby’

    The recent furor over a scholarly article suggesting that the "Israel lobby" drives US Mideast policy presents an opportunity for vigorous open debate on a volatile subject.

    the Editors

  • Immigrants and Us

    Progressives should join forces with immigrant advocates to create a broad social movement placing the rights of immigrants at the heart of a struggle for economic justice.

    the Editors
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  • Books & the Arts

    The World According to Karen Finley

    Performance artist Karen Finley answers questions about politics, satire and her new book, a fantasy affair between George W. Bush and Martha Stewart.

    Bryan Farrell

  • Treasure Island

    Reviews of Iron Island, Inside Man and Sisters in Law.

    Stuart Klawans

  • The Odd Couple

    In Sound and Fury, sportswriter Dave Kindred examines the intersecting lives of Muhammad Ali and Howard Cosell.

    Gene Seymour

  • Inside Man

    In America at the Crossroads, Francis Fukuyama critiques the neoconservative movement and its disastrous defense of the Iraq War. But he remains fully committed to the unchecked use of American power.

    Perry Anderson
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