Can You Spell Cannon Fodder? Can You Spell Cannon Fodder?

The New York City public school system doesn't have the money, time or organizational skills to make sure every child has a dictionary--or a desk.

Oct 24, 2002 / Column / Katha Pollitt

Hawks at the Washington Post Hawks at the Washington Post

The house organ for America's political class is pushing Bush's case for war.

Oct 24, 2002 / Feature / Michael Massing

Against Fundamentalism Against Fundamentalism

Like most New Yorkers, like most Americans, the attacks of September 11 made me very angry.

Oct 18, 2002 / Editorial / Tim Robbins

Chickenhawk Politics Chickenhawk Politics

The war debate is not over.

Oct 17, 2002 / Editorial / The Editors

Starring Jimmy Carter, in War and Peace Starring Jimmy Carter, in War and Peace

Now they've given Jimmy Carter the Nobel Peace Prize. Looking at the present, wretched incumbent, Democrats feel smug about their paladin of peace.

Oct 17, 2002 / Beat the Devil / Alexander Cockburn

Legal Jeopardy Legal Jeopardy

The military needs more lawyers. More accurately, the Defense Department wants military recruiters to recruit law students on campus and through official channels.

Oct 17, 2002 / Editorial / Kristin Eliasberg

Did the CIA Blow the Call? Did the CIA Blow the Call?

Shortly after Ronald Reagan became President of the United States, the nation's capital got a second morning newspaper. Eventually, Dr. Ronald Goodwin, formerly the Rev.

Oct 17, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Dusko Doder

Subverting the UN Subverting the UN

As a healthy response to the Bush Administration's war policies, the number of people taking to the streets in protest is increasing with each step toward war.

Oct 17, 2002 / Editorial / Richard Falk and David Krieger

Justice in Guatemala Justice in Guatemala

Kate Doyle served as an expert witness in the Mack trial. The documents used in the trial and dozens of other declassified US records on US policy in Guatemala may be found at the ...

Oct 17, 2002 / Editorial / Kate Doyle

Human Rights at the UN Human Rights at the UN

The day after Mary Robinson stepped down as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, forced out by determined pressure from Washington, George W.

Oct 17, 2002 / Editorial / Ian Williams