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2003 Stories by Erik Baard

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  • Wind and a Prayer

    published December 30, 2003

    The shining tower planned for the gawked-upon gap of the World Trade Center may be the first skyscraper to pray for its city. The designer of the... More >>

  • Standing on Ceremony

    published December 9, 2003

    One couple met in a lower Manhattan lounge and another at a college campus in California. Others met through work, activist gatherings in... More >>

  • Make Robots Not War

    published September 9, 2003

    As American warfare has shifted from draftees to drones, science and the military in the United States have become inseparable. But some... More >>

  • Cyborg Liberation Front

    published July 29, 2003

    Once out of nature I shall never take My bodily form from any natural thing, But such a form as Grecian goldsmiths make Of... More >>

  • Supertots And Frankenkids

    published April 22, 2003

    The complete accounting of the human genome, a de facto guide for building a person, met with predictable fanfare last week. Its celebration... More >>

  • 'Nervous From the Service'

    published April 8, 2003

    Along with the supplies and letters from home that finally caught up with the U.S. troops blazing across Iraq last week were comrades who feel up... More >>

  • Bunny Busters

    published March 11, 2003

    On the first Spring-like Sunday of 2003, kids at the Astor Place Kmart were treated to an unusual sight: the Easter Bunny getting cuffed by New... More >>

  • The Wagers of War

    published March 4, 2003

    A new Web site aims to let grassroots peaceniks place their bets in the ultimate "dead pool": at More >>

  • Full Metal Bonnet

    published March 4, 2003

    While Pentagon war planners may be gunning for an attack on Iraq by mid March, heavily armed soldiers have already quietly seized a strategic... More >>

  • The Guilt-Free Soldier

    published January 21, 2003

    A soldier faces a drab cluster of buildings off a broken highway, where the enemy is encamped among civilians. Local farmers and their families... More >>

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