News and Features
Capital punishment will be one of the defining issues of the coming year.
Christians are drifting away in their support of the death penalty.
Bush v. Gore may have superficially resolved a short-run political crisis, but it has triggered a deep intellectual crisis.
The governor issued a moratorium on executions in Illinois a year ago, after investigative-reporting students and their professor saved an innocent man from the death chamber.
We shall see very little of the charmingly simian George W. Bush—the military—Cheney, Powell et al.--will be calling the tune, and the whole nation will be on constant alert.
Abolishing the Electoral College is one way the Florida fiasco could be addressed.
Chris Kraus reviews Cool for You, by Eileen Myles.
Our drug laws, like those concerning voting, reveal bias and backward thinking.