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On October 4 Ralph Nader's "Take it to The Street" campaign staged a rally on Wall Street against corporate corruption.
Expanding the US global military presence is costly to taxpayers but
highly profitable for private military contractors.
Pitt: I'd like to talk for a moment about Iraq's nuclear weapons
"I am here in the hope that we can do business," Minnesota Governor
Jesse Ventura told a Cuban audience after cutting the ceremonial ribbon
with Fidel Castro to open the recent US Food and Agri
When Tony Blair rose to address a packed House of Commons on Saddam
Hussein's weapons of mass destruction, Albert Finney had just won an
Emmy for his performance as Winston Churchill in The Maria Margaronis
Democrats in Washington and New Jersey sighed with relief when
scandal-plagued Senator Robert Torricelli ended a doomed run for a
Democrats have rightly gone ballistic over the cynical White House
efforts to use Iraq to change the subject of the fall elections.
In a speech intended to frighten the American people into supporting a war, the President Monday again trotted out his grim depiction of Saddam Hussein as a terrifying boogeyman haunting the worl
Something about Al Gore brings out the worst in people, and nowhere is
this truer than in the so-called "liberal media." Journalists' "default"
position on Gore, Joe Klein notes, is "ridicule.
It's a scary little world right now. Such wars of careless words. Such
panic on every breeze. If Eskimos have a hundred words for snow, we have
let bloom a thousand words for fear.
October surprises are built into our system, since elections come in
November. Cliffhanger movies in Hollywood's old days could not have
staged it better.
The Torch could not make folks forget
The graft for which he's cited.
The only slogan left to use
Was "Never been indicted."
After I saw In the Bedroom, Todd Field's moving film based on Andre Dubus's short story "Killings," I was delighted when a slim volume of Dubus's stories arrived here at The Nation.
The park was very large. We drove
for some time through a beautiful wood
until the wood ceased, and the house came into view.
Although he does not record CDs, Robin Kelley may well be the hippest
intellectual in the land. There is plenty of substance to ground the
Near the end of Jazz Modernism, Alfred Appel Jr.
A few months ago, novelist Alan Furst, in one of those New York
Times "Writers on Writing" pieces, told how, on a magazine
assignment to the Soviet Union back in 1983, he suddenly discov
AN OPEN LETTER TO CALVIN TRILLIN