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March 1, 2004

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  • Editorials

    Progressives Should Vote Kucinich

    Click here to read Joel Rogers's editorial in favor of John Edwards and here to read Antonio Villaraigosa's arguments for John Kerry.

    Ronnie Dugger

  • A President Who Will Fight for All Americans

    Click here to read Ronnie Dugger's editorial in favor of Dennis Kucinich and hereto read Joel Rogers's arguments for John Edwards.

    Antonio R. Villaraigosa

  • Letter From Ground Zero

    Kerry should hold himself accountable for his own mistake.

    Jonathan Schell

  • Press Watch

    In July 2002 a retired US Army colonel who would be dead within months unburdened himself of twenty-two classified documents concerning war crimes in Vietnam.

    Scott Sherman

  • A New Ice Age?

    George W. Bush may not know it, but one influential part of his government is finally taking global climate change seriously.

    Mark Hertsgaard

  • Iran’s Tainted Elections

    Iran's elections, scheduled for February 20, have provoked the gravest political crisis in that country in twenty years.

    Juan Cole

  • Haiti’s Collapse

    The future of Haiti hinges on support for a state based on law.

    Amy Wilentz

  • Taking Liberties

    On February 3 a law enforcement official working with the Joint Terrorism Task Force in Des Moines served a subpoena on Drake University seeking records on its student chapter of the National Law

    David Cole

  • Election Matters

    Percy Daley has seen a lot of politics in his eighty years, but he never saw anything like the crowd that showed up at the Belfast, Maine, city hall when Democrats gathered for their presidential

    John Nichols

  • Bush’s Credibility Gap

    "There's going to be ample time for the American people to assess whether or not I made good calls," George W. Bush told Meet the Press host Tim Russert in their recent one-on-one.

    the Editors


  • Books and the Arts

    What Are They Reading?

    John Hess, who, it should be said, is one of The Nation's oldest friends and severest critics, once complained to me about an "editor's choice" blurb I'd written, which contained a brief

    Richard Lingeman

  • May Fools

    Bernardo Bertolucci has long fed off a cinephilia he appears to despise.

    Stuart Klawans

  • Exile and the Kingdom

    The world of letters lost one of its most eloquent voices on January 24, when the Saudi novelist Abdelrahman Munif died in his Damascus exile after a protracted illness.

    Tariq Ali

  • Killing Time

    From its unification in 1871 until its comprehensive defeat in 1945, Germany was the most bellicose and nationalistic of modern countries.

    Benjamin Kunkel

  • Company Man

    The name Shakespeare in Britain is rather like the names Ford, Disney and Rockefeller in the United States. He is less an individual than an institution, less an artist than an apparatus.

    Terry Eagleton

  • Bush Family Values

    It's hard to know which is more interesting: the latest book by Kevin Phillips or Phillips himself.

    Elizabeth Drew

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