Stories by Lakshmi Chaudhry

Lakshmi Chaudhry is a senior editor at In These Times and a former senior editor of AlterNet. subscribe to Lakshmi Chaudhry's feed

Posted on: Dec 8, 2005, Source: AlterNet

It's time to stop taking some crazy chick off her meds this seriously.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The Fargo interim police chief is attacked for an ex-girlfriend's abortion. His response: a public apology.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2005, Source: AlterNet

On Rice's trip aimed at soothing European anger over secret CIA prisons, Bush officials opt to diss the German chancellor.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The Bush White House greeting cards wish folks a happy "holiday season." Guess who is very, very mad at him.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2005, Source: AlterNet

For deriding creationism.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2005, Source: AlterNet

A fascinating look at the education of a young Osama bin Laden.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Vanity Fair profiles Ms. Huffington as the ultimate activist-socialite.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Kissing and making up may help your wounds heal faster.

Posted on: Dec 5, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Khaled Masri can tell you exactly what it means to be "renditioned" by the CIA.

Posted on: Dec 5, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Only this administration could make Ariel Sharon look like a peacenik.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2005, Source: AlterNet

I'm just a warm, lovable kinda guy.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2005, Source: AlterNet

One conservative columnist doesn't want to look at any breast over the age of 20.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2005, Source: AlterNet

It's funny how the MSM frames any sign of courage within the Democratic party as bad news.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2005, Source: AlterNet

That sordid sexual history is finally catching up in the form of a libel lawsuit that just won't go away.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Is the movie really a nasty piece of rightwing propaganda disguised as a Hollywood blockbuster -- or a great children's fairytale with a Christian subtext?

Posted on: Dec 1, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The rightwing campaign to "bring back Christmas" is wrong-headed and un-Christian.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Judy Miller's latest mea culpa sounds a lot like Bush's line on the missing WMDs.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2005, Source: AlterNet

So the Pentagon has been paying to place military-authored articles in Iraqi newspapers. Why is everyone pretending to be surprised?

Posted on: Nov 30, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Finally, a scary movie that truly captures the horror that is the Bush administration.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Is Starbuck paying celebrities to be photographed with their triple latte whatever?

Posted on: Nov 30, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Here's the footage of private security contractors shooting indiscriminately at civilians.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Was revealed yesterday by Donald Rumsfeld. Hint: it's a whole lot easier than training Iraqi forces.

Posted on: Nov 29, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Finally! T-shirts for both Bush and woman haters.

Posted on: Nov 29, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Air New Zealand and Qantas ban men from sitting next to unaccompanied kids.

Posted on: Nov 29, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The U.S. response: Goddamn ingrates.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2005, Source: AlterNet

If at first you don't succeed with a pulp fiction novel, try, try, try again with cheerleaders

Posted on: Nov 28, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Video clips show private security contractors shooting indiscriminately at Iraqi civilians.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Doomsday talk is bullshit, whether it comes from the left or right.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Yes, the one-man jingoism machine has a new plan that combines his awful acting skills with his equally atrocious politics.

Posted on: Nov 23, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The Thanksgiving edition: 9/11 family mafia; humans losing face; evolution bra; and the prettiest map of United States a progressive ever saw.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2005, Source: AlterNet

What can be funnier than a giant X across Cheney's face -- right when he's delivering a speech on Iraq.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2005, Source: AlterNet

As a Pentagon intelligence document reveals, our definition of a chemical weapon depends on who's using it.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The bitch was asking for it -- that pretty much sums up English attitudes towad rape.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Bush: "I was trying to escape. It obviously didn't work."

Posted on: Nov 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The congressman has single-handedly changed the Iraq debate within the Democratic party.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Women soldiers drink tea, shoot Iraqis.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Fitzmas part deux; Kanye West on homophobia; Heidi Fleiss' new gig; the White House bitch-slaps the Grey Lady.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Continues to entertain and edify.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2005, Source: In These Times

Sam Mendes' film version of Anthony Swofford's Gulf War memoir succeeds in airbrushing the harsh reality of war while obscuring the tragedy.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2005, Source: AlterNet

It smells a little bit like mutiny.

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