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  • January 13, 2005

    Annals of Outrage

    The Bush Adminstration's ten biggest scandals.

    Katrina vanden Heuvel

  • January 6, 2005

    Bittersweet Bomblets

    I was listening to Morning Edition on December 30, and up came one of those end-of-the-year heart-warmers that's supposed to make you feel there's hope for this old world yet.

    Katha Pollitt

  • January 6, 2005

    Assigning Responsibility

    Defending Rumsfeld, Bush says Rummy's great,
    That as a planner he has been first rate--
    Respected in the White House and the ranks.

    Calvin Trillin

  • December 29, 2004

    Tim Spicer’s World

    Why was a notorious mercenary awarded a $293 million Pentagon contract?

    Andrew Ackerman

  • December 22, 2004

    The Right’s Assault on Kofi Annan

    How the neocons created a "scandal" to punish a critic of US foreign policies.

    Ian Williams


  • December 22, 2004

    You Break It, You Pay For It

    So it turns out Pottery Barn doesn't even have a rule that says, "You break it, you own it." According to a company spokesperson, "in the rare instance that something is broken in the store, it's

    Naomi Klein

  • December 16, 2004

    War Resisters Go North

    Protests over the conduct of the Iraq war are mounting from what seems an unlikely place: the ranks of the military.

    Alisa Solomon

  • November 24, 2004

    Kerry and the Gift of Impunity

    Click here to read Klein's "You Asked for my Evidence, Mr Ambassador. Here It Is. In Iraq, the US Does Eliminate Those Who Dare to Count the Dead," published in the Dec. 4, 2004 Guardian.

    Naomi Klein

  • November 24, 2004

    Farewell, Colin Powell

    We need to say farewell to Colin Powell,
    Who should have long ago tossed in the towel.
    Instead he lent his good name to the team
    In vouching for its cockamamie scheme.

    Calvin Trillin

  • November 24, 2004

    Falluja’s Health Damage

    Afif Sarhan, an Iraqi physician and journalist, contributed reporting for this article.

    Miles Schuman