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Drawing on his past as a Trotskyite, Irving Kristol states his case for capitalism--but cautiously.
Monsanto is dangerously re-engineering America's food supply.
In a matter of hours, Mary Jo Kopechne lost her life and Ted Kennedy the presidency.
Fred Rodell is largely forgotten these days, but as the "bad boy of American legal academia" he inspired several generations of Yale Law School students to think differently about their chosen profession. Sidney Zion was one of them.
Sidney Zion celebrates the courage and independence of the late Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas
The maverick opinions of a a maverick reporter.
Roy Cohn was one of the most loathsome characters in American history, so why did he have so many influential friends?
Clarence Darrow may have embarrassed him at the Scopes trial, but William Jennings Bryan will long be remembered as one of the country's greatest progressive crusaders.
Jesse James may have been a robber and a thief, but at least he was a member in good standing of his church.
Yes, Virginia, this is an endorsement of Herbert Hoover
in The Nation.
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