April 2005

Cover Story

The elite few benefit from the Bush tax agenda. The rest of us get stuck with the bill.
For political strategist Grover Norquist, tax policy is just a means to a brutish end.

Feature

With 86 percent of the country below the poverty line, the southern African nation of Zambia seems an unlikely candidate to face down the United States - and corporate giant Monsanto - over genetically modified seeds.
The young refugees had come through almost unthinkable terrors to a strange, strange land.
A 40-year-old civil rights murder mystery, and the former state trooper who holds the answer.
Object lessons from Palestinian-American artist Rajie Cook.
Uncut interview with the man at the center of the Jimmy Lee Jackson murder case.

Commentary

No tax cuts during wartime.
Communicating across the red-blue divide.
Millennium Goals offer hope against poverty.

Columns

As the tour continues, a new movement for justice in America is being spread. I can feel it.
It's the lives of our saints, not their deaths, that teach us about faith.
Is corporal punishment the proper way to nurture moral character?
Clearly, Rumsfeld's critics never had their own secret army.

Culture Watch

A Faith-A Faith-Based Solution
Aaron McGruder rages against the machine.
The attack of the chiller flicks.
As Joshua crosses the Jordan River into the promised land,

Departments

I wholeheartedly agree with Jim Wallis'
When Father Roberto Ubertino blessed his Orthodox parishioners'
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I have climbed out of the depths where human ash and soil comprise a pyramidal mound covered by the green of life. Here women, men, and children
Haitian priest Gerard Jean-
It is often said that what you pay for something affects how much you value it.
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Sometimes the most important stories are hidden in plain view.
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