Vol. IX, No. 5, May 2003

The Chill

by Jonathan Wallace

I didn't publish the pictures because I felt a powerful chill, like a backcountry hiker, unexpectedly spending a night in the woods, who has the initial premonitory shivers and contemplates an imminent loss of feeling in his limbs.

Blue Bloods v. Red Bloods
by Ben G. Price

Yeah, I'm playing the class warfare card.

A Silent Empire of Our Own
by Sy Schechtman

Do we have the will and the ability to go further along the road to more overt hegemony?

Media Should Follow Up on Civilian Deaths
by Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting

Dozens of Iraqis were killed by what eyewitness survivors claim were U.S. airstrikes. Most U.S. media outlets have allowed the story to end with the official denials.

Wayne Grytting's American Newspeak: Empire Appreciation Month

And if you can't think outside the box, blow it up.

Justice is Blind, Deaf and Really Dumb
by Sean Carter

Everyday, we send people to prison or worse, to their deaths, based on unreliable eyewitness testimony.

When the Rose Stinks
By Farhad Mafie

Why is it that Charlie Rose never challenges any of the Iranian government representatives that he interviews?

Moment of Truth
by Thom Riddle

I learned a lot about myself from two experiences in which my life was threatened.

The Road to Hell
By Daniel Patrick Welch

Do the people of the United States really know what is going on in Iraq and the reasons for it?

Richard Thieme's Islands in the Clickstream: Looking Through the One Way Mirror

Religious and patriotic symbols shed the meanings they once had and become peas in a shell game.

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