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November 17, 2003 Issue

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  • Editorial

    The Pathology of Lying

    Dr. Marc Siegel calls for truth-telling.

    Dr. Marc Siegel

  • Letter From Ground Zero

    A new justification for our war on Iraq has been born out of the war itself.

    Jonathan Schell

  • Bolivia’s Fight for Dignity

    The tens of thousands of Bolivians in the streets in October demanding the resignation of President (now ex-) Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada came from all walks of life and included teachers, health

    Jimmy Langman

  • Labor Warms to Dean

    Even as the labor leaders who support him are redoubling efforts to secure the Democratic presidential nod for Dick Gephardt, it is becoming increasingly clear that the former House minority le

    John Nichols

  • Occupiers and the Law

    An explosive legal obstacle, currently ignored, lurks beneath the surface of the Iraq war debate–international law likely to ensnare and possibly crumple the American conqueror’s grandiose pla

    William Greider

  • Bloomberg’s Bad Idea

    Click here to help defeat Question 3.

    The Editors

  • Bush’s Credibility Gap

    In response to the news that coordinated suicide bombs in Baghdad had killed several dozen people and wounded 200, George W. Bush pointed to the attacks as a sign of success.

    The Editors

  • The Party of God

    As the 2004 election draws nearer and George W. Bush’s poll numbers grow shakier, White House operatives are devoting themselves to coddling the religious right.

    The Editors

  • Books & the Arts

    Oy Gay!

    Without baring flesh, exchanging fluids or even shedding blood, Will & Grace has become the craftiest, if not the most radical, show in the history of network television–though not

    Kera Bolonik

  • Willie Nelson at 70

    On April 30, Willie Nelson turned 70, celebrating with the release of his latest greatest-hits collection.

    Gene Santoro

  • About Begley

    Louis Begley is perhaps currently best known as the author of About Schmidt, the novel from which the recent acclaimed film starring Jack Nicholson was adapted.

    Claire Messud

  • The Curse of the Caucasus

    When George Kennan set out for the Caucasus in 1870, few if any Americans had explored the highlands of Dagestan, Chechnya and the wild frontiers of imperial Russia. And with good reason.

    Raffi Khatchadourian
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