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January 27, 2003 Issue

Tim Shorrock calls out dangerous US policies in Korea, Katha Pollitt warns against government spying and Eric Alterman examines US imperial…

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Going Down the Road

During my days as Texas agriculture commissioner, a farmer pointed out to me that you can count the seeds in an apple, but you can't count the apples in a seed.

Dixiecrats and the GOP

Why should anyone have been surprised that the senator who led the Republican Party of 2002 paid homage to the States Rights Party of 1948? Those Dixiecrats fatally extolled...

The Right Drug Rx

With a doctor in charge of the Senate, compassionate conservatism is well positioned to run roughshod over the issue that traditionally worked well for Democrats--healthcare...


The Roamin’ Empire

During the 2000 campaign, candidate George W. Bush proclaimed that America must be "humble in how we treat nations that are figuring out how to chart their own course." But ...



Books & the Arts

The Year in Pictures

Looking backward in the January chill, I feel my eyes shoot past the films of 2002 toward a movie made some thirty years ago: a picture by Martin Scorsese about violent, dri...

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