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December 24, 2001 Issue

Richard Falk defends "just war" thinking, Harvey Cox examines fundamentalist ideology, William Greider looks at Enron’s trou…

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More Juice?

What plagued the O.J. Simpson trial—corruption, malfeasance and a breakdown of the rule of law—is exactly what the 'war on terror' is achieving in its blind ...



Books & the Arts

Hymn to Necessity

With a chain saw and axe, we've spent a long Morning cutting up a sycamore the storm Brought down. For all twelve years we've lived here, It has shaded over our kitchen window, Upheld the various tire swings and feeders, The candle-lit rice paper Japanese lanterns, And even, on one occasion, one corner Of a straw-hooped canopy for a wedding. So borne in mind, we've come to find that, Rinsing our dishes in the sink at lunch, The clearing it leaves over-brims itself And turns what's not there outside in, But how good the sun feels in its absence, And how like absence to surprise us this way. Read More

Community Values

Allison Xantha Miller reviews The Rise and Fall of Synanon: A California Utopia, by Rod Janzen, and Shoes Outside the Door: Desire, Devotion and Excess at San Franc...

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