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: Nov 4, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The partisan former chief of public broadcasting is out the door. But there is other potentially bad media news around the corner.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Polls show that Americans view the Plame case as a very serious scandal.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Turns out the former FEMA chief was indeed a man of letters -- none of them intelligent.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The real bad news: they're betting on Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper.

Posted on: Nov 2, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Dowd puts on a staggering display of self-absorption in the name of feminism.

Posted on: Nov 2, 2005, Source: AlterNet

It's time to make this about abortion.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2005, Source: AlterNet

"He moved his hands slowly lower still and she arched her back to help him and her lower leg came against his."

Posted on: Nov 1, 2005, Source: AlterNet

There are eerie parallels between the Bush administration's war on terror and Osama bin Laden's worldview.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2005, Source: AlterNet

It's official. Judy Miller is a dead horse.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Raunch is Republican.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Bill Clinton's many sins now include ruining Bush's latest SCOTUS photo-op.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2005, Source: AlterNet

There's no one nicer than a rightwing nut -- especially one nominated to the Supreme Court.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Wanna know a double super secret about Matt Cooper's sad life?

Posted on: Oct 26, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Dick Cheney's picture is worth a thousand words

Posted on: Oct 26, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Here's a veritable buffet of bite-sized insights on communicating from a fantastic line-up of thinkers.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Need a reason why politicians enjoy such an intimate relationship with corporate types? Look under Hobbies.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Increasingly the target of terrorist attacks, civilians continue to die at an alarming rate in Baghdad.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Here is the latest bit of news from the blogosphere.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The newspaper is yet again trying to shrug off its toxic editorial policies -- especially a dangerous infatuation with sycophants -- with the "bad apple" defense.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Why be a journalist, when you can be a journaltainer, journalgandist, or best yet, journalgrapher.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Mr. Scott Mclellan, please report back to the roasting, er briefing, room.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2005, Source: AlterNet

But the evidence against him also spells trouble for his boss, Dick Cheney

Posted on: Oct 24, 2005, Source: AlterNet

And who is that happy little porker right behind him?

Posted on: Oct 24, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Now what did he say about Bill Clinton back in 1998?

Posted on: Oct 24, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The strange and wondrous history of the humble sex manual.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2005, Source: AlterNet

White supremacy has a brand new face: a pair of pretty thirteen-year old twins.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The public editor, a columnist and, yes, even Bill Keller embrace the inevitable.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Today's edition: Brownie reveals his inner Nero; Ramen noodles come to Mexico; Walt Disney goes haute couture, and your FDA-recommended daily serving of NYT hazing.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Where in the world are American values to be found? Hint: not in the gilded mansions of Hollywood.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

One woman starts a picket line for harried mothers everywhere.

Posted on: Oct 20, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Why I won't be watching this funny guy's show any more.

Posted on: Oct 20, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Powell's former chief of staff offers a scathing and surprisingly blunt critique of the Bush foreign policy.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Turns out Ms. Miller suffers from an uncontrollable urge to wallow in the shallow end of the ethics pool. Latest escapade involves allegations of torture.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The singer warns us about the dangers posed by the Beast. And no, she is not talking about herself.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The President is a little peeved at his main man -- but only for doing such a shoddy job of smearing Joe Wilson.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2005, Source: AlterNet

And she ain't pro-choice. What a surprise.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The latest recruitment ads feature conversations between parents and their teenage kids.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The Times pundit offers the reason why his friend Judy is getting fried in the press -- it's almost as convincing as his case for the war.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Is the opposition between religion and rationality a Western construct?

Posted on: Oct 17, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Fact is stranger than fiction, especially when it's a novel bankrolled by the drug industry.

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