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  • January 28, 1999

    A Cold War Over the Cold War?

    Yale University Press's Annals of Communism series, begun in 1995, is among the most ambitious and influential scholarly undertakings to address the historical role of Communism and the Soviet

    Eric Alterman

  • January 21, 1999

    Justice Over-Decorated Is Justice Denied

    Chief Justice Rehnquist now presides.
    He rules the chamber that decides
    If Clinton should remain or go.
    This role's important, that we know.

    Calvin Trillin

  • January 21, 1999

    Friends, Romans, Countrymen

    The networks are busy interviewing everyone with a law degree about what to expect from the impeachment trial of President Clinton.

    Patricia J. Williams

  • January 14, 1999

    One Lesson of the Impeachment of William Jefferson Clinton

    The middle names we have are, as a rule,
    Obscure, pretentious, odd or just not cool.
    So someone named John Bloomingblaise McGill

    Calvin Trillin

  • January 14, 1999

    The People vs. Larry Flynt?

    I didn't realize how much I was counting on Larry Flynt until I noticed I had spent Monday evening trying to find on the Web or TV a report of the much-anticipated news conference in which h

    Katha Pollitt

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  • January 7, 1999

    McCain

    So now comes forward John McCain,
    A high-tech version of Gawain
    When with his steed, a Navy plane.
    He says he's forming his campaign

    Calvin Trillin

  • January 7, 1999

    Inaugurals

    Twenty-six years ago, when the world was young, Jerry Brown began his reign in Sacramento and, even though I wrote some rude things about him at the time, life was certainly fun.

    Alexander Cockburn

  • December 24, 1998

    Historic Question Department, 11th-Grade Division

    In every century, it seems,
    The Constitution's put to test.
    Important questions must be asked,
    And ours is, "Did he touch her breast?"

    Calvin Trillin

  • December 17, 1998

    Breakthrough in Biology

    They now know how
    To clone a cow.
    The corollary
    Is pretty scary.

    Calvin Trillin

  • December 17, 1998

    Noah’s Arc

    Somewhat impudently for a man taken in adultery, Henry Hyde compares himself to Jesus Christ.

    Alexander Cockburn

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