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June 21, 2004 Issue

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  • Editorial

    Reagan’s Politics of Passion

    Rest assured that the radical reworking of history that America witnessed in the hours after Ronald Reagan died Saturday at age 93 will be temporary.

    John Nichols

  • Passings

    The old left lost a stalwart and The Nation a friend when William Reuben died recently at age 89. Reuben, whose books include The Atom Spy Hoax and The Honorable Mr.

    The Editors

  • Dealing the Drug Cards

    This article represents Trudy Lieberman's personal views, not those of Consumers Union.

    Trudy Lieberman

  • The Maxwell Affair

    Last November Foreign Affairs, the prestigious journal of the Council on Foreign Relations, published a review of The Pinochet File: A Declassified Dossier on Atrocity and Accountabilit

    Scott Sherman

  • CACI and Its Friends

    In his now-famous report on Abu Ghraib prison, Maj. Gen.

    Tim Shorrock

  • Election Matters

    On the day Senator John Kerry gave a Big Speech on national security, Win Without War--a coalition of forty-two antiwar organizations--called for the Administration to set a specific date for the

    David Corn

  • Time to Leave

    We have paid a heavy price for the Bush Administration's unnecessary and illegal invasion of Iraq: more than 800 American soldiers dead; more than 4,500 wounded or maimed; and $120 billion wasted

    The Editors

  • Books & the Arts

    The Invisibles

    When you go to the Human Rights Watch International Film Festival, you expect the screen to be a window onto the world.

    Stuart Klawans

  • The ‘I’ of the Beholder

    About fifteen years ago, looking for something to play on my college radio station, I cued up a reel-to-reel tape I'd found in a pile by the wall--and fell in love.

    Douglas Wolk

  • Don’t Worry, Be Happy

    David Brooks is a writer whose chief claim to fame is not what he says but where he says it.

    Nicholas von Hoffman

  • The Irresistible Rise of Berlusconi

    Dressed up as a tropical dictator in a sketch by the great Italian political cartoonist Altan, Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi wears a double-breasted camouflage jacket, a goony grin on his face

    Frederika Randall
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