Race Matters Race Matters

At the end of this summer, an event will take place that could change the way the world thinks about one of its most vexing problems--racism.

Aug 9, 2001 / Feature / Alan Jenkins

Dead Reckoning Dead Reckoning

A world effort to force an end to the US death penalty is gaining strength.

Jul 27, 2001 / Feature / Bruce Shapiro

Plan Colombia Broadens Plan Colombia Broadens

These days, the buzz on Capitol Hill seems loudest about Gary Condit.

Jul 17, 2001 / Feature / Jason Vest

Letter From Palestine Letter From Palestine

The mood in the occupied territories is one of growing rage and despair.

Jul 12, 2001 / Feature / Roane Carey

Pinochet’s Charade Pinochet’s Charade

Augusto Pinochet entered political life in 1973 by destroying the rule of law. Now, twenty-eight years later, thanks to a decision by a Chilean appeals court, he exits the public ...

Jul 12, 2001 / Editorial / Marc Cooper

Milosevic on Trial Milosevic on Trial

The prospect of Slobodan Milosevic facing justice before the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia is a giant step. For the first time in history a former head...

Jul 12, 2001 / Editorial / The Editors

Israel Shahak, 1933-2001 Israel Shahak, 1933-2001

In early June I sat on a panel, in front of a large and mainly Arab audience, with Thomas Friedman of the New York Times. Our hosts, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Commit...

Jul 12, 2001 / Column / Christopher Hitchens

The Berenson Verdict The Berenson Verdict

Last August, amid the final throes of President Alberto Fujimori's scandal-ridden administration in Peru, he bowed to US pressure and announced that Lori Berenson's conviction by ...

Jun 28, 2001 / Editorial / The Editors

Letter From Palestine Letter From Palestine

I'm sitting in a drab back room in the Gaza Strip's Deir al Bala refugee camp, discussing the latest stage of the Israel-Palestine conflict with a half-dozen or so young Palestini...

Jun 28, 2001 / Feature / Roane Carey

The AIDS Fund Fight The AIDS Fund Fight

Behind closed doors at the UN and in Western capitals, government and corporate officials are arguing over the size and governance of a fund that is going to be the primary interna...

Jun 21, 2001 / Feature / Robert Weissman