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October 6, 2003

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  • Editorials

    Letter From Ground Zero

    Read special extracts from Jonathan Schell's new book, The Unconquerable World: Power, Nonviolence, and The Will of the People.

    Jonathan Schell

  • In Fact…


    the Editors

  • Taking Sides

    Democrats who want to deny Howard Dean the party's 2004 presidential nomination have a new issue: They are complaining that the front-runner is insufficiently unequivocal in his support for Isr

    John Nichols

  • Enter the General

    When activists began cobbling together a Draft Wesley Clark for President campaign, their Internet initiative looked to be longer on idealism than pragmatism. George W.

    John Nichols

  • A New Start in CancĂșn

    The collapse of the WTO talks in Cancún is in fact a profoundly hopeful turn of events. The developing nations have found their voice--and power.

    the Editors

  • Recall Recalls 2000

    The tangled web that a narrow Supreme Court majority wove to shut down the Florida recount of presidential ballots in December 2000 made it possible for Republican George W.

    the Editors

  • A New Economic Agenda

    Two questions will dominate the 2004 presidential campaign: how to make the United States secure in an age of terror, and how to get the economy to work for all Americans. George W.

    the Editors


  • Books and the Arts

    A Kinder, Gentler Fundamentalism

    In his 1998 book, One Nation, After All, Alan Wolfe chided liberals for their misapprehensions about the political attitudes of ordinary Americans.

    Michael Massing

  • Shooting Wars

    In her new book, Regarding the Pain of Others, Susan Sontag's focus is upon theaters of war and the way in which photographers have interpreted their role in the production of images of

    Peter Wollen

  • She’s Gotta Have It

    In his 1997 song "Highlands," Bob Dylan reports a conversation between himself and a waitress. "She says, You don't read women authors, do you?/...

    Claire Dederer

  • Access Memory

    The threshold between one and zero
    Blurs-- a drift of charge filters through--

    James McCorkle

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