Jack Newfield is a veteran New York political reporter and a senior fellow at the Nation Institute. He is the author of, among others, The Full Rudy: The Man, the Myth, the Mania (Nation
Books) and, most recently, American Rebels
Bob Dylan probably had no idea how much the times really were a' changin'.
On the rise of the "New Left" movement represented by organizations like Students for a Democratic Society, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and the Northern Student Movement, organizations whose ideologies could not be pinned to liberal sects of the past.
Two investigative bombs with long fuses are sizzling under Tom DeLay, America's Machiavelli of gerrymandering and shakedown fundraising.
When Ralph Reed was the boyish director of the Christian Coalition, he made opposition to gambling a major plank in his "family values" agenda, calling gambling "a cancer on the American body pol
The President vows to exploit New York City, not aid it.
Here comes the sequel to the Scalia Clones and Thomas Clowns.
A few hours after Miguel Estrada withdrew his name for a judgeship on
the Court of Appeals for the Washington, DC, Circuit, a leading Senate
liberal was asked about the meaning of the two-year
Senate Democrats, who were so divided on the war and tax cuts, are
holding together impressively to stop the Worst of the Worst of
President Bush's judicial nominees.
In the shadow of wealth, New York's poor increase.