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October 6, 2003 Issue

The editors call for a new economic agenda, ironclad voting standards and more global activism.

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Taking Sides

Democrats who want to deny Howard Dean the party's 2004 presidential nomination have a new issue: They are complaining that the front-runner is insufficiently unequivocal in...

Enter the General

When activists began cobbling together a Draft Wesley Clark for President campaign, their Internet initiative looked to be longer on idealism than pragmatism. George W.

A New Start in Cancún

The collapse of the WTO talks in Cancún is in fact a profoundly hopeful turn of events. The developing nations have found their voice--and power.

Recall Recalls 2000

The tangled web that a narrow Supreme Court majority wove to shut down the Florida recount of presidential ballots in December 2000 made it possible for Republican George W.

A New Economic Agenda

Two questions will dominate the 2004 presidential campaign: how to make the United States secure in an age of terror, and how to get the economy to work for all Americans. G...




A Death in Iran

When Canadian freelance photojournalist Zahra Kazemi flew to her native country of Iran last spring, little did she know that covering the student protests would be her final ...

Yale Workers Win

Late last week, Yale clerical and maintenance workers who had been striking for three weeks won a contract that will transform the standard of living of clerical workers at th...

Books & the Arts

Shooting Wars

In her new book, Regarding the Pain of Others, Susan Sontag's focus is upon theaters of war and the way in which photographers have interpreted their role in the prod...

She’s Gotta Have It

In his 1997 song "Highlands," Bob Dylan reports a conversation between himself and a waitress. "She says, You don't read women authors, do you?/...

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