Torture on the Hill Torture on the Hill

War crimes are the darkest expression of the moral degradation that permeates the White House. Bush's threat to veto the Senate's anti-torture measure frames a crisis of law and le...

Oct 13, 2005 / Editorial / The Editors

Spreading the Dough Spreading the Dough

How can the left build a new majority? EMILY's List has a big piece of the answer.

Oct 12, 2005 / Feature / Ruth Conniff

Protest and Pushback on Campus Protest and Pushback on Campus

Student protests against the presence of military recruiters on campus are on the rise. So are angry--sometimes violent--pushbacks from conservative students and campus police.

Oct 12, 2005 / Editorial / Ryan Grim

The Young Chickenhawks The Young Chickenhawks

Young Republican activists on campus love George W. Bush and zealously support the war. But are they willing to fight? Not really.

Oct 12, 2005 / Editorial / Clarisse Profilet

Another Country Another Country

Chronicling the final, devastating months of the Civil War, E.L. Doctorow's new novel, The March, reveals the author's complex love for an earlier version of America.

Oct 12, 2005 / Books & the Arts / Vince Passaro

Frontier Injustice Frontier Injustice

In Andrew Jackson: A Life and Times, the frontier president is cast as a one-man beacon for democracy. But Jackson's core belief was a fervent defense of land.

Oct 12, 2005 / Books & the Arts / Anatol Lieven

What Iraqis Really Think About the Occupation What Iraqis Really Think About the Occupation

From the beginning, the Iraq War has been driven by perceptions. Why do mainstream media continue to avoid reporting that a majority of Iraqis want US occupation forces to leave?

Oct 11, 2005 / Feature / Tom Hayden

With Friends Like This… With Friends Like This…

An endorsement from James Dobson is scary enough, but the vituperative attack on Harriet Miers by the right raises other questions about why some conservatives are agitated about h...

Oct 11, 2005 / Column / Robert Scheer

Ten Questions for Harriet Miers Ten Questions for Harriet Miers

Corporate power and money control our lives and our politics as never before. As the Senate Judiciary Committee prepares for Harriet Miers's nomination hearings, here are ten lega...

Oct 11, 2005 / Editorial / Morton Mintz

Building a New Table Building a New Table

People of the Gulf Coast should build community networks to ensure they have a voice in rebuilding discussions usually limited to real-estate developers and government officials.

Oct 6, 2005 / Feature / David Dyssegaard Kallick