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Why I Won't See the
Rachel Corrie Play
Jerome Richard
A play about Rachel Corrie was performed here in Seattle recently by the Bread & Puppet Theater...

Harvard Square Observer:
The Non-War "War"
Ernest Cassara
Our president prances around, bragging that he is a "wartime president."...

February Thoughts
Lawrence Velvel
The following are some of Dean Velvel's thoughts from last February...

• The Daily Briefing
• The Daily Hypocrisy
• The U.S. and Hamas
• Departing from the Text
• The Israeli Lobby
• Hail and Farewell!

Significance for the Long Run:
Developments Last Week
• The Gap Between Reality and the Story
• Lining Up With Moussaoui
• Criminal Justice
• Our Grand Medicare Drug Plan
• Objectivity, a Journalistic Virtue?
• Capitalisme Sauvage
Everything Else

Chuckle of the Week:
A Lesson in US History
An Indian boy on his first day at school in the USA...

Wisdom from Polonius
Thoughts of A.Bradstreet, S.V.Benét, J.Burroughs, and Empedocles

From the Video Shop:
Everything Is Illuminated
Neil Turner
This film first grabs you with its quirkiness but, then, surprises by developing into more than just a lark of zaniness...

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Volume II                                           April 3, 2006                                        Number 11
Editor's Panel

From the Editor
Probably the biggest news story of the week had to do with more reports that George Bush was set on war with Iraq from early in his first term...

From Liberty Street:
God's Party
Kevin Phillips, who became famous as an analyst for Richard Nixon, says that the Republican Party has become the first religious party in American history. It is not a development he likes...

Letter to the Editor
More Israel bashing without even one word of criticism of Palestinian suicide bombers whose primary goal is to assassinate Jewish civilians...

Ernest Cassara
Founding Editor

John Turner
Mananging Editor