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February 28, 2000 | The Nation

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February 28, 2000

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Every presidential contest in the past two decades has produced something of a quasi populist--a mad-as-hell candidate of the left, right or center who runs against the establishment in Washingto

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Farewell, adieu to Gary Bauer.
We never thought that you'd be our
Next President. Too small. Too sour.
The countryside we'd have to scour

It may be my imagination, but this year Black History Month has seemed to present a more complicated range of memorials than in the recent past.

Stop the Presses

Eileen Welsome, a mild-mannered 48-year-old reporter laboring away in obscurity for a tiny afternoon newspaper in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is no one's idea of a media Bigfoot.

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This article is adapted by permission from Database Nation: The Death of Privacy in the 21st Century (O'Reilly).

Books & the Arts

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Natural Capitalism is so informative and provocative--and so unfashionably optimistic about the future of the planet--that I wonder why everyone in public life is not reading it and arguin

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Many years ago, when I was about the age that V.S. Naipaul was when he departed Trinidad for England, I would borrow books by him from the library of an erstwhile colonial club in Kuala Lumpur.

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I like a filmmaker who walks you into a story.