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March 3, 2003 Issue

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  • Editorial

    The Supermax Solution

    The billboard at the east entrance to the remote rural village of Tamms, Illinois, reads "Tamms: The First Super Max," and below, in lowercase letters, "a good place to live." Inmates at Tamms,

    Regan Good

  • Back to Segregation

    Sit in classrooms, eat in lunchrooms, romp on playgrounds and wander the hallways in randomly selected public schools in America: It's right here, in the nation's increasingly segregated and as

    Gary Orfield and Susan Eaton

  • Republic or Empire?

    As the senior American diplomat in Baghdad during Desert Shield, I advocated a muscular US response to Saddam's brutal annexation of Kuwait in flagrant violation of the United Nations charter.

    Joseph Wilson

  • Filibustering on Estrada

    Few of George W. Bush's judicial nominees have generated as much opposition as has Miguel Estrada.

    John Nichols

  • Voices of the Street

    Even before the crucial February 14 meeting of the Security Council (after this issue went to press), a significant milestone was reached in the form of the proposal by France, Germany and Russ

    the Editors
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  • Books & the Arts

    What Are They Reading?

    Though there have been scattered signs of renewed interest in Dwight Macdonald--a biography in 1994, a collection of letters in 2002--all but a fraction of his own writing molders unattended in

    Jonathan Shainin

  • One Step Removed

    Those of us who have followed the New York City Ballet and the repertory of the world's greatest choreographer, George Balanchine, since the mid-1950s are filled with spine-tingling memories of

    Diane Rafferty

  • The ‘Indivisible Four’

    The Grey Art Gallery, which occupies the former site of the Museum of Living Art in the main building of New York University on Washington Square, is celebrating its legendary predecessor with

    Arthur C. Danto

  • Who’s in Charge?

    On October 4, 2001--less than a month after that horrific day--George W. Bush and the members of his National Security Council were nailing down the details of the coming war in Afghanistan.

    David Corn

  • Republic or Empire?

    As the senior American diplomat in Baghdad during Desert Shield, I advocated a muscular US response to Saddam's brutal annexation of Kuwait in flagrant violation of the United Nations charter.

    Joseph Wilson
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