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July 17, 2000 | The Nation

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July 17, 2000

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Editorials

It is impossible to overstate the importance--politically and legally--of the Supreme Court's recent 7-to-2 reaffirmation of its 1966 ruling in Miranda v. Arizona.

NURSES HEALTHCARE Rx "When corporations took over healthcare, nurses had to make a choice between the bottom line and the patients.

Columns

What Bill was asked to do Bill always did.
There was no better soldier on the scene.
So why at Veep time won't he get the bid?
'Twas lost behind the copying machine.

Stop the Presses

It is a depressing rule for students of American political discourse that the more one happens to know about a given subject, the more amazing one finds the brazen ignorance that passes for publi

scheer

These days, the once highly revered nuclear weapons lab at Los
Alamos is the butt of jokes and investigations over the latest
revelation--that top-secret files supposedly locked in the most sec

Articles

The Ralph Nader running for President this year is quite a different person from the driven crusader whom I first met as a young reporter, covering the advent of his public-interest movement thre

On a spectacular spring day at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, about 1,500 college kids are sitting by the lake outside the student union, drinking beer, listening to bands and waiting for

Books & the Arts

Book

The United States never held a large number of direct colonies, a fact that has prompted many political leaders to declare it the great exception to colonialism.

Book

"This is a story about a spy," writes Millicent Dillon in Harry Gold: A Novel.

Art

"Making Choices" at MoMA

Film

In Me, Myself & Irene, Jim Carrey bullies a series of small children, gets into senseless fights (on the grounds that "he started it") and reverts hungrily to breast-feeding.