Bruce Shapiro

Contributing Editor

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

Hypocrisy Trumps Clemency Hypocrisy Trumps Clemency

The refusal of the California governor, who built his fame feeding adolescent fantasies of killing, to grant clemency to a former gang leader who tried to dissuade kids from violen...

Dec 14, 2005 / Feature / Bruce Shapiro

More Leaks, Please! More Leaks, Please!

Power-friendly reporters like Judith Miller are easily manipulated by selective leaks. But what we need now is more civil disobedience by whistle-blowers exposing renditions, acts ...

Nov 17, 2005 / Editorial / Bruce Shapiro

Lessons From the Miers Debacle Lessons From the Miers Debacle

What have Bush and his allies learned from this sorry epidode? Intellectual substance matters. Executive privilege is not absolute. Roe v. Wade is a bear trap for the GOP.

Oct 28, 2005 / Editorial / Bruce Shapiro

The Roberts Converts The Roberts Converts

The political chess match between the White House and Senate Democrats over the future of the Supreme Court took on new complexity as three Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Commit...

Sep 23, 2005 / Editorial / Bruce Shapiro

William Rehnquist William Rehnquist

William Rehnquist showed little regard for the social consequences that followed his unrelenting application of conservative legal theory.

Sep 8, 2005 / Editorial / Bruce Shapiro

In Rehnquist’s Footsteps In Rehnquist’s Footsteps

The death of William Rehnquist, the nomination of John G. Roberts Jr. to replace him and the agony of New Orleans represent a sad symmetry of events.

Sep 6, 2005 / Editorial / Bruce Shapiro

The Cindy Factor The Cindy Factor

Will her solitary protest become a turning point for a nation disillusioned with a President and his war?

Aug 13, 2005 / Feature / Bruce Shapiro

Roberts’s Chill Heart Roberts’s Chill Heart

Is John Roberts worth a fight?

Jul 28, 2005 / Editorial / Bruce Shapiro

The Stakes in Roberts’s Nomination The Stakes in Roberts’s Nomination

If you like the Patriot Act and Guantánamo, you'll love John Roberts. More than anything else, to fill Sandra Day O'Connor's seat on the Supreme Court, the Bush White House ...

Jul 20, 2005 / Editorial / Bruce Shapiro

Supreme Court Watch Supreme Court Watch

The stand Democrats take on Bush's Supreme Court nominee may well define their legacy.

Jul 14, 2005 / Editorial / Bruce Shapiro