Brian Cook was an editor at In These Times from 2003 to 2009. He now works on the editorial staff of Playboy magazine.
Brian started at the magazine as an intern in December 2001, and became editorial assistant in July 2003, and assistant editor in November 2003. In addition to contributing columns on current events, he reviews literature and has written on language in politics for the magazine. Brian received his B.A. in English Literature from the University of Richmond, Va., in 1999. He has previously worked as a waiter, a personal care assistant at an Alzheimers’ facility, a Chicago Public School substitute teacher and a freelance question writer for Trivial Pursuit.
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The Promise Keeper
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Et Tu, Chomsky?
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If You Can’t Beat Bush, Become Him
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Commander Kerry: Thanks, But No Thanks
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If This Is The Mainstream, May I Be Excused?
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“We Can Wipe You Out Anytime”
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A Call to Somnambulance
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Mystery Solved
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Disco Sucks
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“I Am Alive, You Are Dead”: Ralph Nader’s Political Post-Mortem
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“You Behold in Me a Horrid Example of Free Thought”
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Reagan: “Like Death Not Knowing Itself”
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The Dazed Over ‘Tomorrow’
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Iraq Intelligence Timeline
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The Dead Center
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Let’s Go Crazy
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A Watershed Victory
Stockton citizens thwart utilities deal
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Profile: Media Education Foundation
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Memory, Down with the Ship
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Loving To Hate Don DeLillo
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Piping Mad
Citizens stand up to water privatization
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Out of the Darkness
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