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May 22, 2000 | The Nation

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May 22, 2000

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This spring the topic of antitrust returned to the headlines after a long absence as the government pursued and won (for the time being) its case against Microsoft and, in a more muted way, as Ti

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I start to worry whenever the Wall Street Journal editorial page cites theliberalNewRepublic for support.

Some lessons can be learned from strife.
The lesson here is: Get a life!

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The British government, increasingly desperate to silence a former MI5 intelligence officer who has been campaigning to expose government misconduct, has sued him and a London newspaper under the

Research assistance was provided by the Investigative Fund of the Nation Institute.

This article is adapted from Ordinary Resurrections: Children in the Years of Hope (Crown).

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According to Gibbon, the emperor Commodus spent the early years of his reign "in a seraglio of three hundred beautiful women and as many boys, of every rank and of every province." Later, adding