2004-12-03

Date: 
Friday, December 3, 2004

Articles in this issue

Report from Europe

On November 3, Western Europe’s morning papers had only inconclusive results on the U.S. election to report. The following day, there was no getting...

Northern exposure

The relationship between Canada and the United States is complicated and convoluted, yet in a sense simple. Depending on whom you ask, we are family, friends,...

Animal Planet

Team America | The Incredibles

Team America: World Police is the all-marionette satire of our current administration’s penchant for unprovoked invasion. Its creators, the South Park...

Installing Democracy

President George W. Bush concluded his final debate with John Kerry by declaring his faith in "the ability of liberty to transform societies, to convert a hostile...

The War in Iraq

H. Richard Niebuhr once wrote that the first question of ethics is not “What should I do?” but “What is going on?” The Baghdad version of that principle might be, “...

Why the GOP Keeps Winning

There are two kinds of defeats in electoral politics. Some are expected, even felt to be inevitable (for example, Walter Mondale in 1984). Such losses are sad...

The end times

The president's lawyer

No single incident in the “war” on terror has done more to damage America’s credibility and moral stature, or to fuel the indignation and...