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December 9, 2002 Issue

Neve Gordon outlines Israel’s choice, David Helvarg explains why it’s been a bad year for environmentalists and Stuart Klawans r…

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Call and Answer

Robert Bly, with David Ray, founded American Writers Against the Vietnam War in 1967; it sponsored many rallies and readings against the war. He is preparing a similar group to do ...

Gore Story

"Debacle 2002" is already in reruns but has been replaced by a new dramatic series called "Zero 4," which chronicles some familiar characters and a few new faces running for...

Age of Anxiety

A spate of recent terrorism events--the bombing of a French tanker, the destruction of a nightclub in Bali, an FBI warning of a "spectacular" Al Qaeda action and the surfaci...




Endgame in Korea

On a sparkling Indian Summer day fifteen years ago, I was waiting in front of the Pyongyang Hotel with a British documentary producer.

WWJD? Protest Wal-Mart!

Support was provided by the Fund for Investigative Journalism and the Dick Goldensohn Fund, and is gratefully acknowledged. Liza Featherstone is writing a book about Wal-Mart and w...

Report From Gujarat

Abida Bano sits on the floor of a crowded makeshift relief building in Ahmedebad, the largest city in Gujarat, holding her 10-month-old daughter.

Books & the Arts

Almodóvar’s World

November has been melodrama month at the movies. First Todd Haynes brought us Far From Heaven, which he ought to have called Imitation of Imitation.

My Guitar Gently Weeps

"I was in a highly unshaved and tatty state," John Lennon said of his 1966 meeting with a certain conceptual artist, then mounting her first show at London's Indica Gallery.

The Humanitarian Temptation

In 2000, United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan posed a question to the Millennium Summit of the UN: "If humanitarian intervention is, indeed, an unacceptable assault o...

In Cold Type

The current Salmagundi (Summer-Fall 2002) has a section on what it calls "Femicons" (the category includes articles on Emma Goldman, Virginia Woolf, Sylvia Plath and Willa C...

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