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In the wake of the controversial Supreme Court decision that put him in office, George W. Bush's inauguration was filled with protests.

After a bruising fight fopr the presidency, George W. Bush is stocking his cabinet with figures from the far right, none more so than John Ashcroft.

Files leaked from China show that country's leadership to have conspired against their own people during the Tiananmen protests—but are the documents genuine?

Steven Soderbergh's Traffic—for all its flaws—illustrates how the United States' is deluding itself in its crusade against drugs.

Florida purged its voter rolls, thanks in part to a web of corporate players.

Thousands of citizens can't register or have been wrongly thrown off the rolls.

Police are up to old tricks: disrupting and spying on legal political activities.

We're sorry, but we do not have permission to present this article on our website. It is an excerpt from Upside Down: A Primer for the Looking-Glass World (Metropolitan). © 2000 by Eduardo Galeano. Translation © 2000 by Mark Fried.

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