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May 1, 2006 Issue

Frederika Randall contemplates the end of Berlusconi, Jonathan Cook looks at how US media echoes Bush Administration rhetoric on Latin Ameri…

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Hu’s ‘State Visit’

The visit of Chinese President Hu Jintao underscores the deteriorating US-China relationship, yet the Bush Administration is making matters worse with diplomatic insults to the Ch...

Suppressing the N.O. Vote

Fewer than half of New Orleans's black voters will be able to participate in upcoming city elections, thanks to passive opposition from the Bush Administration and listless advocac...


AIPAC’s Complaint

Analytical weaknesses in a controversial academic paper on the impact of the "Israel lobby" on US Mideast policy hinder its authors' attempt to pierce the wall of ignorance and int...



China’s Internal Crisis

The Pentagon casts China as the Next Big Threat, but the Chinese regime is a far greater threat to its unmoored and angry citizens. China's unbridled economic expansion has also be...

Palazzo Papers, Anyone?

As Prime Minister-elect Romano Prodi take the reins of power, Italians should seek evidence of Berlusconi's true role in the run-up to the Iraq War.

Theocons and Theocrats

The infusion of religion into American politics has become the GOP's Achilles' heel, turning the Republican Party of Lincoln into the party of theocracy.

The Case Against Coke

A global, grassroots campaign against Coca-Cola is using product bans and lawsuits to shed light on the corporate giant's exploitation and brutality in Colombia, India and elsewher...

Books & the Arts

Grace Notes

Estonian composer Arvo Pärt's journey toward stillness has been halted by the roar and rawness of his latest piece.

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