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No matter what the next President or Congress may do or think, among the three branches of the federal government, the Supreme Court is often first among supposed equals.

Our readers and Ellen Schrecker and Maurice Isserman on "The Right's Cold War Revision."

The poor guy is obviously dyslexic, and dyslexic to the point of near-illiteracy.

I still think third-party politics is mostly a crock, but then, so is two-party politics.

In a bad spy flick, there's got to be a character like Notra
Trulock, an obsessed sleuth who always gets his man--even if it's the
wrong man.

Selma, Alabama, a touchstone in the civil rights movement, is frozen in
a way that confounds onlookers.


Marc Cooper's July 24/31 "Where's Hoffa Driving the Teamsters?"
provoked a storm of controversy from Honolulu to Brooklyn.

NPR's Living On Earth program broadcast a radio version of this story over the weekend of
September 1-3, 2000. Research support provided by the Investigative Fund of
the Nation Institute.

Blessed with a pitch-perfect name for his métier, Lester Bangs
wrote on the subject of rock music--writing, for him, being a matter of
slamming two nouns together so their heads rang, an

"The Constitution guarantees freedom of religion, not freedom from
religion," Senator Joseph Lieberman told a rapturous audience at a black
church a few Sundays ago, just after being chosen as

After his death in 1975 at the age of 70, Lionel Trilling underwent
something of an eclipse.

At the beginning of September, Hans Blix, head of UNMOVIC, the latest UN
commission for verifying Iraqi disarmament, poised to report his new
team's readiness to go into Iraq.

In the nearly five years since Lori Berenson's arrest in a Peruvian
police roundup, the politics and emotions swirling around her case have
only intensified.

Talk about surprise Hollywood endings.

Tonight is the finale for insiders and outsiders in Los Angeles this
week: In a few hours, Al Gore will be giving his acceptance speech at
the Staples Center.

Research support: the Investigative
Fund of the Nation Institute. Additional reporting: Edmundo
Cruz.

A river of people, 19,000 workers, packed ten or twelve across, pours
slowly through a bazaar of hawkers toward the gates of the Las Mercedes
Free Trade Zone, about a mile from Managua's airpor

If our political parties insist on producing bad show business, then the
least we should demand is that Hollywood make good movies.

President Bush was not deterred by lack of expertise when it came to deciding a highly specialized scientific issue.

Paul Newman refers all letters relative to this article to Toys "R"
Us.