Bruce Shapiro

Contributing Editor

Bruce Shapiro, a contributing editor to The Nation, is executive director of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma.

Supremely Bad Decisions Supremely Bad Decisions

With gleeful judicial activism, the Roberts Court swings right and sides with the interests of power.

Jun 29, 2007 / Editorial / Bruce Shapiro

Virg. Tech: Only Connect Virg. Tech: Only Connect

The Virginia Tech shootings should prompt us to rethink our approach toward guns, the media and mental health.

Apr 26, 2007 / Editorial / Bruce Shapiro

Story Lines at Virginia Tech Story Lines at Virginia Tech

The desire to impose a narrative on chaotic events leaves the meaning of the Virginia Tech shootings up for grabs.

Apr 19, 2007 / Feature / Bruce Shapiro

The Saddam Spectacle The Saddam Spectacle

A videotaped hanging does not bring justice to Saddam's victims, living or dead.

Jan 4, 2007 / Editorial / Bruce Shapiro

Questioning Capital Punishment Questioning Capital Punishment

As doubts grow about the humanity and constitutionality of lethal injection, California, Florida and Maryland have shut down executions. America's flight from the death penalty co...

Dec 31, 2006 / Feature / Bruce Shapiro

Rule of Noose Rule of Noose

Justice and reconciliation for the victims of Saddam Hussein will not be found at the end of a hangman's rope.

Dec 31, 2006 / Editorial / Bruce Shapiro

Lost in Connecticut Lost in Connecticut

Joe Lieberman won an idiosyncratic victory. He holds his seat despite his relentless support for Iraq, rather than because of it.

Nov 8, 2006 / Feature / Bruce Shapiro

Lamont vs. Lieberman, Round 2 Lamont vs. Lieberman, Round 2

Lamont now lags behind Liebermans, but the Connecticut electorate is so volatile that the outcome is far from certain.

Oct 20, 2006 / Feature / Bruce Shapiro

Say Goodnight, Joe Say Goodnight, Joe

Without a motivated base, fundraising capacity or resonant message, Joe Lieberman is now in free-fall, lacking the strength and credibility to run as an independent.

Aug 9, 2006 / Feature / Bruce Shapiro

A President Rebuked A President Rebuked

The Supreme Court's Hamdan v. Rumsfeld decision is to Bush what the Pentagon Papers were to Nixon: a devastating rebuke of a President who thought he had a blank check and a clear ...

Jun 30, 2006 / Editorial / Bruce Shapiro