The Bubble, Then the Blues Mike Davis, Mike Davis is the author of "City of Quartz," "Dead Cities" and the forthcoming "Monster at the Door: the Global Threat of Avian Influenza" (New Press, 2005). A longer version of this piece appears at Tomdispatch.com.
A Welcome Buzz Saw in the Sex War Vivian Gornick, Vivian Gornick's latest book, "The Solitude of Self: Thinking About Elizabeth Cady Stanton," will be published in the fall by Farrar, Straus & Giroux.
Where's the Old Bolton When We Need Him? Eric A. Posner and John C. Yoo, Eric A. Posner, coauthor of "The Limits of International Law" (Oxford University Press, 2005), teaches at the University of Chicago Law School. John C. Yoo, professor at UC Berkeley's law school, is a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and served in the George W. Bush Justice Department.