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September 29, 2003 Issue


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  • Editorial

    The Postwar Post

    Their reporters had the goods, but the Washington Post editors chose not to display them.

    Ari Berman

  • In Fact…


    the Editors

  • Nation Notes

    The Nation has a new look to go with our rising circulation. Avenging Angels, an advertising firm that works for progressive causes and that is responsible for our "celebrity reader" sub

    the Editors

  • Children Left Behind

    In his State of the Union speech this past January, President Bush appeared to make a compassionate gesture toward children with incarcerated parents when he proposed an initiative that would i

    Chesa Boudin

  • Why Estrada Went Down

    A few hours after Miguel Estrada withdrew his name for a judgeship on the Court of Appeals for the Washington, DC, Circuit, a leading Senate liberal was asked about the meaning of the two-year

    Jack Newfield

  • Bush’s Unreality Show

    Competing in prime time with a docudrama celebrating his heroics after the attacks of September 11, 2001, George W.

    the Editors
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  • Books & the Arts

    Tokyo Story

    A Love Affair for the postcollege, flirting-with-Buddhism set, Sofia Coppola's Lost in Translation is a travelogue of the emotions, concerned with the deepening relationship betwe

    Stuart Klawans

  • Bleak Haus

    Though still relatively unknown in the English-speaking world, the Austrian novelist and playwright Thomas Bernhard, who died in 1989 at the age of 57, is widely recognized as one of the foremo

    Mark M. Anderson

  • From Protest to Patronage

    Bayard Rustin forged a remarkable career as a social activist. Briefly a member of the Young Communist League, he repudiated communism but remained a socialist throughout his life.

    Randall Kennedy
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