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November 4, 2002 Issue

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  • Editorial

    Against Fundamentalism

    Like most New Yorkers, like most Americans, the attacks of September 11 made me very angry.

    Tim Robbins

  • Human Rights at the UN

    The day after Mary Robinson stepped down as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, forced out by determined pressure from Washington, George W.

    Ian Williams

  • Legal Jeopardy

    The military needs more lawyers. More accurately, the Defense Department wants military recruiters to recruit law students on campus and through official channels.

    Kristin Eliasberg

  • Justice in Guatemala

    Kate Doyle served as an expert witness in the Mack trial. The documents used in the trial and dozens of other declassified US records on US policy in Guatemala may be found at the website of the National Security Archive.

    Kate Doyle

  • Subverting the UN

    As a healthy response to the Bush Administration’s war policies, the number of people taking to the streets in protest is increasing with each step toward war.

    Richard Falk and David Krieger

  • Chickenhawk Politics

    The war debate is not over.

    The Editors

  • Books & the Arts

    What Are They Reading?

    “It’s hard to imagine a more boring book” than Robinson Crusoe, declares Gilles Deleuze, “it’s sad to see children still reading it.

    Sandy McCroskey

  • The Culture Blockade

    The Bush Administration seems to be gunning to make history as the first great unilateralist government of the twenty-first century.

    James Ledbetter

  • Prairie Home Companion

    When the University of Nebraska Press sent my review copy of the Selected Short Stories of Weldon Kees with a note asking that I please accept the book with the compliments of the author

    Kathy Rooney

  • Fire at Will

    The author may be contacted regarding this piece at [email protected].

    Jon Wiener

  • Did the CIA Blow the Call?

    Shortly after Ronald Reagan became President of the United States, the nation’s capital got a second morning newspaper. Eventually, Dr. Ronald Goodwin, formerly the Rev.

    Dusko Doder

  • Jerusalem Calling

    On his new album, country-rocker Steve Earle lets politics infuse his music.

    David Corn
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