Jack Newfield

Jack Newfield is a veteran New York political reporter and a senior fellow at the Nation Institute. He is the author of, among others, The Full Rudy: The Man, the Myth, the Mania (Nation
Books) and, most recently, American Rebels

The Rise of the New Student Left The Rise of the New Student Left

Bob Dylan probably had no idea how much the times really were a' changin'.

Apr 7, 2009 / Feature / Jack Newfield

The Student Left The Student Left

On the rise of the "New Left" movement represented by organizations like Students for a Democratic Society, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and the Northern Student Move...

Apr 17, 2007 / Feature / Jack Newfield

DeLay on the Hot Seat DeLay on the Hot Seat

Two investigative bombs with long fuses are sizzling under Tom DeLay, America's Machiavelli of gerrymandering and shakedown fundraising.

Sep 23, 2004 / Editorial / Jack Newfield

Ralph Reed’s Gamble Ralph Reed’s Gamble

When Ralph Reed was the boyish director of the Christian Coalition, he made opposition to gambling a major plank in his "family values" agenda, calling gambling "a cancer on the ...

Jun 24, 2004 / Editorial / Jack Newfield

Bush To City: Drop Dead Bush To City: Drop Dead

The President vows to exploit New York City, not aid it.

Apr 1, 2004 / Feature / Jack Newfield

More Bad Judges More Bad Judges

Here comes the sequel to the Scalia Clones and Thomas Clowns.

Jan 8, 2004 / Editorial / Jack Newfield

Why Estrada Went Down Why Estrada Went Down

A few hours after Miguel Estrada withdrew his name for a judgeship on the Court of Appeals for the Washington, DC, Circuit, a leading Senate liberal was asked about the meaning...

Sep 11, 2003 / Editorial / Jack Newfield

American Rebels American Rebels


Jul 2, 2003 / Books & the Arts / Jack Newfield

The Judiciary Wars The Judiciary Wars

Senate Democrats, who were so divided on the war and tax cuts, are holding together impressively to stop the Worst of the Worst of President Bush's judicial nominees.

May 15, 2003 / Editorial / Jack Newfield

How the Other Half Still Lives How the Other Half Still Lives

In the shadow of wealth, New York's poor increase.

Feb 27, 2003 / Feature / Jack Newfield