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Nicholas von Hoffman

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Nicholas von Hoffman

Nicholas von Hoffman, a veteran newspaper, radio and TV reporter and columnist, is the author, most recently, of Radical: A Portrait of Saul Alinsky, due out this month from Nation Books.


News and Features

Drug-related violence tearing Mexican society apart. Is America next?

Our paychecks are disintegrating as we drive them to the bank. Forget hope and change: why aren't the candidates talking about inflation?

Some 200,000 college students won't qualify for loans in September, and millions more will pay higher interest rates. Can they count on Obama to help them out?

Americans know all the details of the John Edwards affair. But they remain in the dark about a scandal that affects the livelihoods of millions. Who orchestrated the fall of Bear Stearns?

Until they come up with real solutions to our current economic crisis, Obama and McCain should stop trying to buy votes with fuel rebates.

With millions of first time-voters expected to go to the polls in November, never has an insane political system been more in need of explanation. You won't find much help here.

He has taken black parents to task for failing to inspire their children; it's a message that needs to be addressed to white America as well.

The architects of America's disfunctional financial system allowed Wall Street gamble with our retirement savings--and now they appear to have lost it.

America is shaken by images of panicked customers lined up to withdraw money from the failed IndyMac Bank.

Now that rising gas prices and plummeting sales of gas hog vehicles has gotten everyone's attention, let's talk about a long-term plan.