Midway through an interview with Greydon Square, I sneeze. "Bless you," the 31-year-old rapper born Eddie Collins says instinctively. He catches himself. "I know, an atheist that says, 'Bless you.' Habits, man." Greydon Square is the atheist rapper. In hip-hop, a genre in which where rappers thank ... More >>
Sassy cast draws sellout crowds in Anaheim
An Iraqi double agent killed for America. But when he got left behind, a Marine stepped in
Looks like this time they picked the wrong country
Kevin Bacon gives a powerful performance as Strobl in the HBO film
The group Recreate '68 tries to ignite the passion of another generation
in a bottlenecked and barricaded stretch of street, 50 members of Iraq Veterans Against the War, dressed in full uniform, many displaying an impressive array of service medals, stared down an overwhelming deployment of police on foot, horseback and perched atop the raised platforms of massive SWAT ... More >>
I made my way to Civic Center Park, near the state capitol building in Denver, around midday on Tuesday, hoping to find signs of dissident life to add a bit of hot blood to what had been so far a rather anemic Democratic National Convention. It was the morning after a confrontation between police an ... More >>
Mellifluous D.F. diction meets Midwestern drawl
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Empire and its discontents
First step in recovering would be admitting they were wrong on Iraq
One more grim day in the White House
Iraqi blogger Faiza Al-Araji comes to America
A bakers dozen of highlights from a year of meta-media madness
But can Democrats fill the vacuum?
Stalking the president outside his Crawford retreat raises uncomfortable issues
Repetition in politics, news, big business and human suffering
Lessons from a shaky democracy
U.S. Iraqis visit the polls twice to vote
Four ideas for the left to redefine itself
A blundering start to the second term
Colin Powell won’t be around to annoy the reckless armchair generals
The peace movement that couldn’t stop a war
Never the twain shall meet
The new documentary Control Room shows the way Arabs and Americans look at the same events and see two entirely different things
The misdeeds of Convoluted Rice and Uncurious George are no joke
Bush has his own Monica moment
Bush’s unhealthy relationship with reality
Where is it?
With war on, opposition to Fed’s pursuit of Iraqis and others wanes
This is supposed to burnish our reputation?
I might support this war if . . .
A view from the right
More on the connection between the U.S., American corporations and Iraq’s weapons programs
The sins and omissions committed before the United Nations
Where are the new protest songs?
The shuttle disaster and the Quiet American within
The protests in San Francisco proved that the peacenik universe is expanding
Not this time: New mag publishers Pat Buchanan and Taki Theodoracopulos take on the neoconservatives
The odd and troubling origins of today’s anti-war movement