Month: March 15, 2003

Mar 15,2003

X is being defined

The grandiose argument that history was at an end appears to be at an end itself. The terror attacks of September 11th and the coming war with the Iraq settled...

Mar 14,2003

¿Quien es mas Latino?

Imagine my surprise upon learning that I might not be Hispanic. What if, all this time, I’d been eating a steady diet of fried-pork-based dishes for no good reason? Worse...

Mar 13,2003

Unions play, children pay

If the charges are true–and one accused conspirator already has pleaded guilty and promised to testify against the others–the leadership of the Washington Teachers Union hasn’t been looking out for...

Mar 12,2003

Multilateralism is bad, and so is this war

The most important reason to object to the Bush Administration’s imminent war with Iraq is the potential cost in human life. The war certainly endangers those boys who last week...

Mar 11,2003

The pinstripe protester

With the marble statues of our nation’s heroes dusted with several inches of snow, Washington, D.C., was experiencing its coldest day in recent memory. Yet the elements did not deter...

Mar 10,2003

One last time: It's about the oil

As U.S. troops get ready to “shock and awe” Iraq, it’s important to take one last look at the Bush Administration’s motivations for a preemptive war. Oil is still high...