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 16, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Is it wrong to express unhappiness at the fact that the blog world is dominated by white men?

Posted on: Sep 16, 2005, Source: AlterNet

There's a new contender for Ann Coulter's tiara, and she's just a junior in college.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Finally, gender equality where it really counts!

Posted on: Sep 16, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Massachusetts approves the distribution of non-prescription emergency contraception -- and defeats the governor's veto.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Get ready, it's the Beltway versus the Blogosphere -- and oddly enough, I'm not rooting for either side.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2005, Source: AlterNet

What can you expect when you read "What to Expect When You're Expecting"? To be very afraid.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Bush's Katrina speech tonight is likely to have one overarching message: Let the spending begin.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Cowing to pressure from some conservative wingnuts, the architect of the Flight 93 memorial has now offered to change its shape.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2005, Source: AlterNet

When photographs speak volumes.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2005, Source: AlterNet

George Bush's numbers hit a historical low in the latest poll.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2005, Source: AlterNet

New evidence suggests that it is Michael Chertoff and not good ole Brownie who dropped the ball.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2005, Source: AlterNet

One hurricane, two very different outcomes for the governors of the Mississippi and Louisiana. Why, oh why, can this be?

Posted on: Sep 14, 2005, Source: AlterNet

When Paul Bremer looked out at the death and destruction around him in Baghdad, he thought: "What I really, really need is a La Cornue range for my kitchen."

Posted on: Sep 14, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Bill Maher makes a case for removing the President.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The Supreme Court nominee's line of defense: I've never had an original thought in my life.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2005, Source: AlterNet

More proof that tragedy brings out the dumbest among us.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Say it ain't so! The Prez sorta, kinda "takes responsibility" for his disastrous performance.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Past experience tells us that Roberts' statements supporting the right to privacy need to be taken with an appropriate helping of salt.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The GOP is busy making lemonade out of Katrina, using the tragedy to push through the most conservative parts of its agenda.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Photographic evidence that Bush is indeed the worst disaster to hit the United States.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Turns out the number one criteria of the White House is neither experience or ability.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The Times columnist makes a serious bid for the Best Dubya Impersonator award.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Jessica Valenti guest blogs on Monday

Posted on: Sep 9, 2005, Source: AlterNet

On the Gulf Coast looking to make that extra buck, of course.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The Vice President gets a little taste of his own medicine in Mississippi.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2005, Source: AlterNet

His message: Please call this 1-800 number

Posted on: Sep 8, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Homeland Security chief Michael Chertoff reveals that the White House's favorite PR strategy hasn't changed at all.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2005, Source: AlterNet

A reader reinterprets the most famous farm couple in the world.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Americans no longer associate Bush with the one quality that has been his biggest selling point: strong leadership.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Is George Bush planning to put Colin Powell in charge of disaster relief?

Posted on: Sep 7, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Congresswoman Pelosi could you describe the President in, say, four words?

Posted on: Sep 7, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Will the evacuation of New Orleans become an excuse to push blacks out of their own city?

Posted on: Sep 7, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Earth to Jon Stewart: stop being such a wanker when it comes to women.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2005, Source: AlterNet

An extremist pro-life group celebrates the destruction of five New Orleans abortion clinics.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Contrary to what the newspaper headlines claim, there is no sign of an official investigation to find out what went wrong.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2005, Source: AlterNet

A poll shows that two in three Republicans rate the Bush administration's response as good or excellent.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2005, Source: AlterNet

For a rescue effort that saved over 100 hurricane survivors as an unacceptable diversion from their mission.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2005, Source: AlterNet

What kind a guy assigns 1000-plus firefighters to do community relations work for FEMA when disaster victims are desperate for help?

Posted on: Sep 7, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Poor Scotty McClellan found himself right back in front of the firing squad -- and this time around the reporters were not just irate but outright derisive.

Posted on: Sep 6, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The former FEMA chief epitomizes the three signature traits of this administration: economic darwinism, crony capitalism, and profiteering.

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