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: Sep 29, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The die-hard conservative's personal history is at direct odds with his politics.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Martha Burk's latest campaign against an NHL ad is a terrible waste of time.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2005, Source: AlterNet

No good can come of a conservative stringing together 'crime rate,' 'black baby,' and 'abort' in the same sentence.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The first successful female suicide bomber in Iraq kills six.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Dare to mention the fact that Dreier might be (gasp) gay.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The GOP turns to David Dreier to replace Tom Delay.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Question: how many 'top aides' can Zarqawi possibly have?

Posted on: Sep 28, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The ex-FEMA chief falls apart under fire.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The controversial New York Times article is proving to be an act of self-willed fiction on the part of the writer.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2005, Source: AlterNet

A new study suggests -- rather alarmingly -- that we're twice as likely to develop premenopausal breast cancer.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The American Library Association invites you to channel your inner rebel by ... reading.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The newspaper earns its reputation for undisguised elitism.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Out-of-control defense spending is hardly news but now there's evidence that it's hurting soldiers in combat.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Or how one Hollywood producer conned church-going grandmothers, five Republican congressmen, and a number of national news outlets.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The President's face speaks louder than his words.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The Arkansas governor believes a Democratic victory would be almost as bad as ... the Holocaust.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2005, Source: AlterNet

It's a bad sign when our commander-in-chief and his entire Secret Service detail is wearing defective body armor.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The Pentagon plans to investigate the circumstances of his death -- for the fourth time.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Katrina has blown the cover of yet another bizarre Pentagon project.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Please return to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue immediately.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The 2005 race for College Republican chair included: allegations of homosexuality; rigging delegate counts; and threatening the careers of undecided voters.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Numerous eyewitness reports reveal how rogue police cops were busy pillaging an abandoned city.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Turns out the young ladies at Yale ought to have consulted would-be soccer dads before making their life plan.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Feingold and two other Democratic senators vote to approve John Roberts nomination to the Supreme Court.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Except this time it was organized by the President's most devoted supporters.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Rick Santorum is spotted abandoning U.S.S. George Bush.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2005, Source: AlterNet

I don't remember. I can't recall ... No, wait, I don't have an opinion.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Did Katrina push George Bush right off the wagon?

Posted on: Sep 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

This isn't just a fight over military recruitment, but also over the Pentagon's anti-gay policy.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The National Puerto Rican Coalition has a strange new cause.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Giving Republicans yet another excuse to cut funding for public television.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Party leaders must seize this historic opportunity to connect the tragic aftermath of Katrina to the core principles of conservatism.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

A book on abortion is looking for women to share their experiences, irrespective of their political or religious views.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

New York Times reporters and Ivy League students appear to have something in common: an estranged relationship with reality.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Barbara Ehrenreich's new book stumbles in its attempt to storm the corporate gates.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2005, Source: AlterNet

One Planned Parenthood center finds a new source of fundraising: anti-abortion protesters.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Volunteer surgeons were not allowed to help save lives of disaster victims because of FEMA rules.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2005, Source: AlterNet

That's when a 73-year old grandmother in New Orleans allegedly steals a sausage the day after Katrina.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2005, Source: AlterNet

It's about time we put those homeless folks to work, dammit!

Posted on: Sep 18, 2005, Source: AlterNet

But here's my final thought on white males -- especially the cuddlesome kind.

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