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July 17, 2000 Issue

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  • Feature

    Nader: A Personal View

    The Ralph Nader running for President this year is quite a different person from the driven crusader whom I first met as a young reporter, covering the advent of his public-interest movement thre

    William Greider

  • On the Road With Ralph Nader

    On a spectacular spring day at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, about 1,500 college kids are sitting by the lake outside the student union, drinking beer, listening to bands and waiting for

    Ruth Conniff

  • Editorial

    The Beat

    NURSES HEALTHCARE Rx "When corporations took over healthcare, nurses had to make a choice between the bottom line and the patients.

    John Nichols

  • Miranda Rights Reread

    It is impossible to overstate the importance--politically and legally--of the Supreme Court's recent 7-to-2 reaffirmation of its 1966 ruling in Miranda v. Arizona.

    the Editors

  • Books & the Arts

    Smart and Smarter

    In Me, Myself & Irene, Jim Carrey bullies a series of small children, gets into senseless fights (on the grounds that "he started it") and reverts hungrily to breast-feeding.

    Stuart Klawans

  • George Smiley, Move Over

    "This is a story about a spy," writes Millicent Dillon in Harry Gold: A Novel.

    Elsa Dixler

  • The New World Order (They Mean It)

    The United States never held a large number of direct colonies, a fact that has prompted many political leaders to declare it the great exception to colonialism.

    Stanley Aronowitz

  • Rock & Roll Fantasies

    It is a depressing rule for students of American political discourse that the more one happens to know about a given subject, the more amazing one finds the brazen ignorance that passes for publi

    Eric Alterman
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