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: Oct 17, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Noam Chomsky wins the honor of most popular "public intellectual."

Posted on: Oct 17, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Judy Miller fills in some of the very many blanks in her New York Times account.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2005, Source: AlterNet

With Scooter Libby in the crosshairs of the Fitzgerald investigation, questions about his boss' involvement are inevitable.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2005, Source: AlterNet

An activity that will surely be a chore in Las Vegas.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Sixteen children in 18 years is a bit much even for a rightwing politician.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2005, Source: AlterNet

A number of red states won't even let a gal pick herself up a tiny little sex toy in the condom aisle.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The Republican House members seem to be hooked on the poisonous leadership of a man who may well destroy their future.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Who knew cronyism required this kind of gratuitous ass-kissing?

Posted on: Oct 11, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Toys for the age of terror

Posted on: Oct 11, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Long live the futurists, planners, and trend forecasters.

Posted on: Oct 11, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Sign up at CronyJobs.com

Posted on: Oct 10, 2005, Source: AlterNet

It may just be a network fantasy in the United States, but Germany just got its first female chancellor.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2005, Source: AlterNet

UNICEF's startling new publicity campaign to highlight the effects of war.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2005, Source: AlterNet

A new study finds an inverse relationship between religious fervor and societal health.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The man who continually challenged Bush's case for war is being honored as the world's most important activist for peace.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Today government is no longer the only Leviathan in our lives. We need to be protected from the might of corporations as well.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2005, Source: AlterNet

"If Harvard had too many Asians, it wouldn't be Harvard, just as Harvard wouldn’t be Harvard with too many Jews or pansies or parlor pinks or shy types or short people with big ears."

Posted on: Oct 6, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The two philosophies of the self-help movement -- victimization and empowerment -- only make people's problems worse.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Anti-Bush rhetoric is considered a national security threat on airlines, especially when it comes printed on a shirt.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Contrary to what rightwingers fear, it is more likely that she will be 'a nearly anonymous choice who slips onto the Court and then hews the Scalia-Thomas line.'

Posted on: Oct 5, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Documents show that Tom Delay's protege was closely involved in all his illegal shenanigans.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The CNN host schills for the New York Times and Judy Miller in one of the worst displays of TV journalism.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Is she an anti-abortion rights loony? Just another Brownie? And why does the news coverage of her nomination sounds so much like O'Connor's?

Posted on: Oct 5, 2005, Source: AlterNet

for the dark ages with a new bill regulating reproductive assistance.

Posted on: Oct 4, 2005, Source: AlterNet

George Bush claims to know Harriet Miers' heart but not her views on abortion. Good thing we have her other friend Nathan Hecht to illuminate us on the subject.

Posted on: Oct 4, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Stella Mccartney's animal rights activism seems to have a new credo: starve people not pets.

Posted on: Oct 4, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The Bush administration has a mascot for its energy conservation program -- quite appropriately, he is a very ugly pig.

Posted on: Oct 4, 2005, Source: AlterNet

A 1989 questionnaire reveals fairly moderate views on gay rights.

Posted on: Oct 4, 2005, Source: AlterNet

American Apparel switches from underage to well-aged models.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Patrick Fitzgerald may be gearing up to bring criminal conspiracy charges against White House officials.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Behold the Teletubbies cocaine connection.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Just call me staff writer-but-mysteriously-titled-Senior Editor

Posted on: Oct 3, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Harriet Miers' nomination promises to open up that old can of worms all over again.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The White House's latest pick for Supreme Court justice is being greeted with a chorus of disapproval ... by conservatives.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Warning, leftwing nuts opposed to corruption ready to attack the Republican party.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Today's edition: 31 worst Van Morrison songs; Jon Stewart tears magazine editor's a new one; 27 Albanian words for moustache.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2005, Source: AlterNet

It's bad news when a Supreme Court chief justice doesn't know how many branches of government we have -- or does he?

Posted on: Sep 30, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Latest details of Miller's release confirm the overwhelming sense of deja vu of watching a journalist standing on non-existent principle.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Tired of playing martyr, the Times reporter agrees to give up Lewis 'Scooter' Libby.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Agency chief says most of the entire space program for the last three decades was a mistake.

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