November 20, 2002



• cover feature

Critical resistance
A vast and diverse movement turns its energies to halting the Bush administration's war plans – and to creating a vision of the future in which the progressive left sets policy rather than reacts to it.

By Camille T. Taiara

Four activists weigh in on the antiwar movement

Planning ahead
Today's antiwar movement has a solid core of experienced leadership.

By J.H. Tompkins

Making Congress listen
Guess what? When it comes to war, writing letters sometimes works.

By Tim Kingston

Another way
There are real, progressive alternatives to U.S. policy in the Middle East.

By Stephen Zunes

They spy
How law enforcement is keeping tabs on the new peace movement.

By A.C. Thompson

Peace talks
How to convince your conservative relatives to oppose the invasion.

By Lynn Rapoport

Last week's issue

• news


In this issue

Editorial: The case against war

Opinion: Afghanistan to Iraq
By pratap chatterjee

School's out
The abrupt collapse of the Center for Electronic Art leaves school officials pointing fingers and students in the cold
By A.C. Thompson

Antitrust probe of SF Weekly owner
Justice Department investigates New Times-Village Voice deal
By Melissa Houston

Hall monitor

Life during wartime


More political commentary from other sources

• Special Winter Sports Package

The right stuff
Recreational accessories for the winter season
By Rachel Swan

Upward bound
One man dreams of fame on the ski jump
By Joshua Davis

Good cold fun
Ten ways to while away the winter days and nights
By Deborah Giattina

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Four writers see changes and contemplate a new album.

Mope-core and not much more
By Sylvia W. Chan

Walking wounded
By Kimberly Chun

Old news
By Mike McGuirk

Ghost ship
By Johnny Ray Huston

Film: Judas priest
How outrageous are Padre Amaro's sins?
By Dennis Harvey

Film: Pixel plot
Interview with the Assassin aims for a new JFK angle.
By David Fear

Film: '(A)fghanistan, an Impossible State?'
Nov. 22, New PFA Theater
By Dennis Harvey

Movie Clock: 'Friday after Next'
Ice capades
By Dina Gachman

Music: Close to the source
Oakland singer Goapele is creating a stir with Even Closer.
By Lee Hildebrand

Art: 'Imaging/Imagining'
Through Dec. 7, Kala Art Institute
By Lindsey Westbrook

Stage: Limón Dance Company
Abbey Theatre's adaptation of Euripedes' play is thrilling and imaginative.
By Rita Felciano

Stage: Medea dearest
Nov. 25, Cowell Theater
By Robert Avila

Correct techniques By Mosi Reeves

Last Exit By Derk Richardson

The Litterbox By John O'Neill

Liner notes By Lynn Rapoport

Extreme Measures By J.H. Tompkins

Tiger on beat By Patrick Macias

Script Doctor


Local Grooves

2nd time around

Local Live

The Mix

Fall Arts Preview

• culture

A delegation for dinner
This holiday season, leave some of the cooking to your guests.

By Paul Reidinger

Turkey day
Where to get a free Thanksgiving meal.

By Rachel Swan
By Andrea Nemerson

Mother cyborg

By Annalee Newitz

culture shocked
Wish upon a tree
By katharine mieszkowski

Yo! Soy!
By Paul Reidinger

Without Reservations
Wasser man

By Paul Reidinger

Cheap Eats
The hours

By Dan Leone

Moon Signs
By Sally Cragin

The Blender



In the Public Interest
Credit scam: Why is Congress so intent on helping lenders – and hurting millions of consumers?
By Ralph Nader

Focus on the Corporation

A day at the American Enterprise Institute
By Russell Mokhiber and Robert Weissman

Media Beat
Baghdad, autumn 2002: city of doom:
Bush has left Iraq in a no-win situation.
By Norman Solomon

The shame of Hearst
Editor's Note
By Bruce B. Brugmann, 11.14.01

It's funny in Kansas
Joke of the day

• etcetera


Northern California film festivals

Anniversary Issue
The case for MUD: A public power agency could cut electric rates by 20 percent – and still make millions of dollars.