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Stephen Zunes writes: Amid the blare of the Bush
Administration’s alarms about Iran’s alleged nuclear weapons
capabilities, few remember that the United States, from the Eisenhower
Nine years ago, when The Nation first went online, we thought putting up
selections from the magazine once a week constituted a major step into
the world of the web.
As part of a nationwide festival of tributes to Pete Seeger in 2005, Studs Terkel offered this essay on the life and times of an American balladeer.
Pity the once-mighty greenback.
Christ’s self-appointed spokesmen now
Within the GOP enwrap
These lapdogs in such numbers that
They must be running out of lap.
Kazuo Ishiguro is a writer renowned for his capacity to create
beautifully controlled surfaces and to beautifully evoke the roiling
emotions beneath them.
Your movie reviewer has been reading Colin MacCabe’s excellent book on
Jean-Luc Godard and pondering its discussion of France after World War
Being Stanley Crouch is about as bruising a vocation as there is in what
passes for–or remains of–polite literary society.
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