Volume 69, Number 5
Editor's Note Matthew Rothschild
Comment Musical Chairs
Nat Hentoff examines Donald Rumsfeld, the defendant.
On the Line
Wangari Maathai Amitabh Pal
"No one prepares you for this," says the Nobel Peace Prize-winner. "It just fell on me."
Along for the Ride Chip Mitchell
Colombia's paramilitaries are getting a pass, with a wink from Washington.
Bioethics, Bush Style Nina Siegal
The head of the President's Council on Bioethics is driven more by ideology than by science.
Republican Wing of the Republican Party Nancy Shepherdson
A far right group plots the complete takeover of the GOP.
Grace, Power, and Beauty: A Profile of Lila Downs Luis J. Rodríguez
This world-class singer echoes the culture of her native Oaxaca.
Poem J. T. Barbarese
Kate Clinton weighs in on Kirstie Alley's new show.
Ruth Conniff reviews Perfect Madness: Motherhood in the Age of Anxiety, by Judith Warner.
Molly Ivins rounds up Dubya's gaffes