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January 3, 2005 Issue

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  • Editorial

    Red Sluts, Blue Sluts

    The Golden Girls and Sex and the City are available on DVD. Desperate Housewives airs Sundays at 9 pm EST on ABC.

    Richard Goldstein

  • A Challenge to Enviros

    America's environmental movement has failed and should die as soon as possible so something better can take its place.

    Mark Hertsgaard

  • Flawed Intelligence Bill

    The debate held before Congress voted to reorganize the nation's intelligence agencies under the authority of an all-powerful intelligence czar was generally portrayed as a simple struggle betwee

    John Nichols

  • War Resisters Go North

    Protests over the conduct of the Iraq war are mounting from what seems an unlikely place: the ranks of the military.

    Alisa Solomon

  • Prosecuting US Torture

    Did anyone in the Bush White House cast an uneasy eye over the new indictment of Gen. Augusto Pinochet?

    the Editors
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  • Books & the Arts

    Howard’s End

    Martin Scorsese's The Aviator overlays three legends, all of them made of celluloid.

    Stuart Klawans

  • Versed in Adventure

    Few modern poets served so long an apprenticeship as Basil Bunting, none had so adventurous a life and few poets' lives have produced such lasting rewards.

    Stephen Burt

  • An Arab Surrealist

    The Springs of Adonis (now also known as the River Ibrahim) run through the Byblos region of Lebanon down through steep gorges to the Mediterranean.

    Robert Irwin

  • The Literary World System

    What are you doing? I mean, right now. You're reading a book review.

    William Deresiewicz

  • Red Sluts, Blue Sluts

    The Golden Girls and Sex and the City are available on DVD. Desperate Housewives airs Sundays at 9 pm EST on ABC.

    Richard Goldstein
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