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...

Mar 09,2003

Wrong way on the Segway

Every once in a while there will be a news story–usually an innocuous one that nobody pays attention to–that makes me think, “That’s it, that’s the paradigm for trouble.” Today’s...

Mar 08,2003

Dispatches from the front

Date: 3/16/2003Subject: Musings Hello all, We’ve moved forward, inching ever closer to the Iraqi border. Like a runner at the starting block, poised in a stance of potential energy, we...

Mar 05,2003

Unions Declare War on Centrist Democrats

It’s becoming harder for political candidates to enjoy support from labor unions. Gone are the days when simply holding the unions’ positions on issues affecting labor was all that was...