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In These Times • 35 Years, 874 Issues, 17,501 Articles, 25,491pp
March 1, 2004 Issue - 25 Articles
- Editorial, p. 3
Fear Monger in Chief
- Letters, pp. 4-5
- Oil and Democracy Don't Mix, pp. 6-8
Bush administration policies ensure the oil keeps flowing, no matter what the human cost.
- U.S. vs. Them, p. 9
The World Social Forum takes aim at empire.
- Appall-O-Meter, p. 9
- Re-United Nations, p. 10
U.S. Admits U.N. role necessary for laying electoral groundwork in Iraq.
- Bush's Sheldon Game, p. 11
The White House's in-house, faith based homophone.
- Power Pop, p. 12
Gilding the Donald.
- The Third Coast, p. 13
Reparations suits leave opening.
- Democrats Vie for Star Slot, pp. 14-15
Why John Kerry and his "electability" fail to send shivers of excitement down our progr...
- Decoding Dubya, pp. 16-17
Deceptive as ever; more pedestrian than usual.
- State of the Asylum, p. 18
A conversation with out-of-print science fiction writer Kilgore Trout.
- Devil in the Details, p. 19
America's idea of Iraqi governance is an appointocracy.
- Buy in Now, Pay Later, p. 20
Our current economic policy is about a Five-Second Plan.
- Second-Class Citizens, p. 20
Bush's immigration initiative reinstates the Bracero Program.
- Ghost Writer, p. 21
Bush's State of the Union was channeling an old comedic master.
- Education Eugenics, p. 22
No Child Behind kicks ass; our child's, that is.
- False Crusader, p. 23
Faith can't keep up with the nation's spiraling poverty rates.
- Weapons of Mass Distraction, p. 23
Bush can obfuscate, but he can't hide the real problems facing America.
- Locker Room Politics, p. 24
Women of America, beware of Bush's frat-boy attitude.
- The Texas Testing Massacre, p. 25
Nationwide testing is less diagnosis than autopsy.
[+] Sundance 2004 (5 Reviews) , pp. 26-27
The docs rock at this year's film festival in Utah.
- Control Room (2004 Film) by Jehane Noujaim
- Super Size Me (2004 Film) by Morgan Spurlock
- Deadline (2004 Film) by Kirsten Johnson and Katy Chevigny
- Heir to an Execution (2004 Film) by Ivy Meeropol
- Farmingville (2004 Film) by Carlos Sandoval and Catherine Tambini
- Outside the Mainstream, p. 28
Free your mind and CDs will follow.
[+] Pan-tastic (Review) , pp. 29-32
Audiences have overlooked a magically faithful adaptation of J.M. Barrie's classic.
- Peter Pan (2003 Film) by P.J. Hogan
- Cover illustration