Dr. Germ and Mrs. Anthrax Set Free Dr. Germ and Mrs. Anthrax Set Free

Why is it not bigger news that these infamous Iraqi scientists have been quietly released from imprisonment in Iraq without any charges being brought by their US captors?

Dec 28, 2005 / Column / Robert Scheer

The Legacy of Four Women The Legacy of Four Women

On the twenty-fifth anniversary of the murders of four American churchwomen in El Salvador, George McGovern and Representative Jim McGovern journey to El Salvador to assess what ha...

Dec 21, 2005 / Feature / George McGovern and Rep. Jim McGovern

Fixing the Torture Fix Fixing the Torture Fix

Congress has passed legislation allowing evidence obtained through torture to be used against terror suspects in court. But human rights groups and some Congressional leaders will ...

Dec 21, 2005 / Feature / Jeremy Brecher and Brendan Smith

It Wasn’t All Bad It Wasn’t All Bad

Bush is on the defensive. The GOP is mired in corruption. The media are waking up. Civil liberties are beginning to matter. See? Good things did happen in 2005.

Dec 21, 2005 / Column / Katha Pollitt

Bitter Winter at NYU Bitter Winter at NYU

Striking graduate teaching assistants and NYU administrators are hunkered down for a protracted fight, as President John Sexton has threatened strikers with loss of their teaching ...

Dec 21, 2005 / Editorial / Scott Sherman

The Emperor’s Powers The Emperor’s Powers

The Bush Administration believes it can ignore the rule of law--in pursuit of torture, Pentagon surveillance of antiwar groups and now, domestic spying. We must continue to insist ...

Dec 21, 2005 / Editorial / David Cole

Bush’s High Crimes Bush’s High Crimes

A belligerent President has vowed that warrantless domestic spying will continue. He also hopes to quash open debate of the issue in Congress on security grounds. Given the palpabl...

Dec 21, 2005 / Editorial / The Editors

The Hidden State Steps Forward The Hidden State Steps Forward

The Bush Administration is not a dictatorship, but it has all the markings of one in embryonic form. Bush has declared himself to be above the law, and members of Congress have no ...

Dec 20, 2005 / Editorial / Jonathan Schell

A History of Violence A History of Violence

Munich is a first-rate spy thriller featuring an assassin who reveals his soul. Ang Lee's Brokeback Mountain gives two extraordinary actors time and space to develop a rare emotion...

Dec 20, 2005 / Books & the Arts / Stuart Klawans

Out of Place Out of Place

Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits, portraits of the Moroccan immigrants in Spain, gracefully evokes the unease of immigrants caught adrift between the stagnation of their old homes...

Dec 20, 2005 / Books & the Arts / Emily Lodish