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August 9, 1999 | The Nation

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August 9, 1999

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JOEL ROGERS

Stephen Gillers's Y2K nightmare is a Republican "trifecta" capture of natio

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"Run Hillary Run" buttons are in circulation among Democratic elites, the wealthy, well-meaning men and women who actually seem to enjoy writing four- or five-figure checks to the Democratic Nati

Let's get beyond the psychobabble that so often passes for informed political analysis these days and take Hillary Rodham Clinton at her word.

Marc Cooper hosts a daily drive-time show on Pacifica's KPFK.

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In the August 9/16 issue of The Nation, Alexander Cockburn discusses Pacifica's alleged plans to use "scab" programming. KPFK General Manager Mark Schubb has told The Nation that he is not aware of any plans to use KPFK programming as "replacement" programming during KPFA's internal conflict, and that he would not condone such use. The producers and host of RadioNation stated to Schubb that they will not allow RadioNation to be used as replacement programming under any circumstances.
The column also incorrectly described the role at KPFK of Nation contributing editor Jon Wiener. He is a one-day-a-week unpaid volunteer.

The single-payer system, it was said,
Has faults that go beyond the fact it's Red:
If any faceless bureaucrat decreed
That surgery the doctor says you need

Articles

On September 28, 1973, seventeen days after the bloody coup that brought Gen.

Neil Shulman, MD, first started seeing patients at Grady in 1969.
For more information or to help, contact medcrisis@netscape.net.

Pat Buchanan calls Wen Ho Lee the epicenter of the most dangerous penetration of America's nuclear labs "since the Rosenbergs went to the electric chair in 1953." Senator Don Nickles says that Le

Books & the Arts

Book

Thomas Wolfe wrote that you can't go home again. Alix Kates Shulman disagrees.

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"Austria had many geniuses, and that was probably its undoing."
    --Robert Musil

Film

For contemporary reactions from Nation critics to the films of Stanley Kubrick, follow these links: Lolita (1962), Dr. Strangelove (1964), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), The Shining (1980), all reviewed by Robert Hatch, and Full Metal Jacket (1987), reviewed by Terrence Rafferty.

Book

Has anyone read John Dennis? Irving Babbitt? Gorham Munson? Probably not, though they were considered important critics in their day.

Book

The estimates of the number of books written about World War I are in the hundreds of thousands.