For the first time since Vietnam, Dan Kennedy says, American liberals have reclaimed their internationalist credentials. That's good for them, good for Bush, and good for our political system.
In Talking Politics, Seth Gitell says that as Boston's mayor, Tom Menino has had near-perfect timing. Though a third term is all but assured, his luck may be about to run out.
Chris Wright is there as Harvard fills its President's Chair with an illustrious new behind.
Nina Willdorf profiles the Hash House Harriers.
Michael Bronski speaks with Pakistani-born advocate for gay and lesbian human rights, Surina Khan, who says the war on terrorism is already undermining civil liberties - and that the US needs to defend human rights all the time, not just when it's in our immediate interest.
In our weekly Q&A, Tamara Wieder interviews Chicago Hope star Christine Lahti
In the Phoenix editorial, we pick Stephen Lynch for Congress
In Out There, Charyn Pfeuffer says that not every girl dreams of that walk down the aisle
In Urban Buy, Suzanne Kammlott on thank-you notes
Plus, this just in:
CAMBRIDGE : Teen idols
MIXED MESSAGES : Positively ridiculous
UNHOLY ALLIANCES : Let us not lose sight of the consequences
TALKING POLITICS : Return to normal
MEDIA : A dispute over the Bulger connection
RANT : Oxymoron: Military intelligence
PAYBACK : Real-estate brokers feel the squeeze
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