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May 29, 2000 Issue


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  • Feature

    What Monsanto Knew

    In a small brick house strung year-round with Christmas lights, behind curtains made of flowered sheets, Jeremiah Smith is listening to his favorite preacher on the radio.

    Nancy Beiles

  • The NRA Wants You

    Research assistance was provided by the Elections 2000 Fund of the Nation Institute.

    Bob Dreyfuss

  • Editorial

    The Battle of Vieques

    Puerto Ricans’ opposition to the Navy’s suffocating presence had been brewing long before the sit-in.

    Ed Morales
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  • Books & the Arts

    Village Idiots, Then & Now

    To watch Lars von Trier's The Idiots is to see a dead dog rise and howl at the moon.

    Stuart Klawans

  • A Closing of the American Kind

    You will recall that when Augie March went to Mexico, he hooked up with an eagle, which he called Caligula.

    John Leonard
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