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We note with keen regret that this week marks the final appearance of Christopher Hitchens’s column, “Minority Report.” We have been publishing Christopher for more than twenty years, and the r
Congratulations to Arthur Danto, whose life work will be the subject of a special conference, “Art, Action, History,” open to the public, to be held October 3-5 at Columbia University.
In the future, German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder and his Social Democrats will have reason to treat their junior coalition partner, the Greens, with more respect.
Even as Minnesota Senator Paul Wellstone announced his opposition to George W.
Before nonpresident Al Gore recently weighed in against President Bush’s rush to war in Iraq (for posing “the potential to seriously damage our ability to win the war against terrorism and to w
On the eve of the October 2002 vote to authorize the overthrow the government of Iraq by military force, a plea to members of Congress to reject Bush's pre-emptive war went unheeded.
It sure smells like imperialism. That’s the word historians use when powerful nations grab control of desired resources, be it the gold of the New World or the oil of the Middle East.
I suppose I can just about bear to watch the “inspections” pantomime a second time.
(With apologies to Eddy Howard, and anybody who becomes collateral damage)
President Bush’s recently announced strategic global doctrine, which for the first time justifies a preemptive US strike against any regime thought to possess weapons of mass destruction, makes a
In this season’s Granta, Fintan O’Toole, an Irish writer, speculates that the enduring appeal of the British monarch is that she makes the British crowd feel good about itself, about i
While going about their business, great artists often make monkeys of the people who write about them.
A few years ago, an intellectual historian uncovered the story of Betty Friedan’s formative years as a Popular Front journalist and activist in the 1940s.
In 1967 the world-renowned if somewhat Dickensianly named sexologist John Money was offered a case he couldn’t refuse.
We’ve endured our own KT-event regarding David Hawkes’s review of Stephen Jay Gould’s last book, The Structure of Evolut