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March 24, 2003 Issue

  • Editorials

    Dissent and Disconnects

    History was made on February 27 when for the first time Big Labor formally broke with a sitting President's war policy.

    the Editors

  • Caldron in Northern Iraq

    Charles Glass covered the Kurdish rebellion in northern Iraq for ABC News in 1991.

    Charles Glass

  • Rising Danger in Korea

    Bruce Cumings's book Parallax Visions: Making Sense of American-East Asian Relations has recently appeared in paperback (Duke) and contains an extended analysis of the first nuclear crisis with North Korea a decade ago.

    Bruce Cumings

  • Washington Post Warriors

    A generation ago, when I worked at the Washington Post, the right-wing fringe occasionally referred to us as "Pravda on the Potomac." We reporters were amused but also rankled.

    William Greider

  • Donahue–War Casualty

    War may or may not be inevitable, but a one-sided discussion of US policy toward Iraq appears to be all but guaranteed on network television.

    John Nichols

  • In Fact…


    the Editors

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  • Books and the Arts

    ‘Rules for Changing the World’

    This was intended to be a sweet little prewar column about an artist I admire, Rosanne Cash.

    Eric Alterman

  • Neo-Macho Man

    Say what you will about oil and hegemony, but the pending invasion of Iraq is more than just a geopolitical act. It's also the manifestation of a cultural attitude.

    Richard Goldstein

  • Court Reporter

    On June 4, 1961, John F. Kennedy held his last meeting with Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev in Vienna.

    Dusko Doder

  • Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation

    The revival of a highly regarded play can either enhance or diminish its reputation.

    David Kaufman

  • Dashboard Confessional

    A few years ago, when moviegoers in this country were just beginning to learn about Abbas Kiarostami, I heard a crowd of New Yorkers berate him for having put a snatch of Vivaldi onto a soundtr

    Stuart Klawans

  • What Are They Reading?

    John Steinbeck's forlorn protagonists, Lennie and George, summon few comparisons in today's landscape of mainstream literary fiction, overstocked with tales of redemption.

    Johnny Temple

  • Storm Warnings for a Supply-Side War

    There's nothing like a compelling icon when no compelling argument is available.

    Ian S. Lustick

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