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November 10, 2003 Issue

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  • Editorial

    Protest Postcards

    Nation interns march in New York City and Washington, DC.

    The Nation

  • The ‘Kennedy Factor’

    Arnold Schwarzenegger has sold himself to his fans as a raging Republican Terminator.

    Tom Hayden

  • Camp Wellstone

    Paul Wellstone won elections as a progressive by energizing and mobilizing a large base, staying close to community organizing efforts of all kinds and fearlessly pressing a bold agenda.

    Jeff Blodgett

  • Wellstone in 2004

    During the two years when he was exploring a bid for the 2000 Democratic presidential nomination, Paul Wellstone spent a lot of time trying to figure out how a progressive could get elected to

    John Nichols

  • Strange Bedfellows

    One reason the Bush Administration gave for going to war in Iraq was Saddam Hussein’s alleged ties to terrorists.

    Laura Rozen

  • Big Bucks in Iraq

    In early October, Iraq’s US-appointed Governing Council awarded the country’s first mobile phone licenses to three companies from the Middle East.

    Tim Shorrock

  • Many Peaces, One War

    Iraq lies in ruin, the US military occupation is generating a sustained guerrilla resistance, crime is rampant in Baghdad and an Iraqi civil war along ethnic and religious lines is a real possi

    Christian Parenti

  • The Growing Disquiet

    In the end, George W. Bush got Congress to approve the $87 billion he insisted on for the occupation and reconstruction of Iraq.

    The Editors

  • Books & the Arts

    What Are They Reading?

    Kingdom of Shadows, the sixth of Alan Furst’s novels of historical espionage fiction, was hard for me to put down–and when I did, I couldn’t wait to pick it up again.

    Peter I. Fifield

  • The Avengers

    Ghosts are notorious for getting stuck in time. Having lost track of the ongoing world, they will revisit certain hours as obsessively as they haunt a fatal spot.

    Stuart Klawans

  • A Kiss in Java

    In a broad square not far from the center of Jakarta, a large obelisk of concrete soars into the sky.

    Patrick Smith

  • Starting Out in the ’50s

    The best memoirs of recent years reveal “The Way We Live Now” as well as or better than most contemporary fiction.

    Dan Wakefield

  • How the Other Half Learns

    Abigail and Stephan Thernstrom have long been pillars of highbrow conservatism in America.

    Peter Schrag
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