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November 25, 2002 Issue

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  • Editorial

    Going Down the Road

    How quickly the joy fades.

    Jim Hightower

  • In Fact…


    the Editors

  • ‘There’s Lula’

    Neoliberalism lost the elections in Brazil by a landslide on October 27, when 52.8 million people rested their hopes on Luiz Inácio "Lula" da Silva to revitalize the national economy and

    Kenneth Rapoza

  • Gray Day in California

    The Republican wave that swept the country seemed to crash and recede right at the California border, but only barely.

    Marc Cooper

  • Less-Than-Zero Dems

    It's hard to beat something with nothing.

    David Corn

  • Failed Midterms

    George W. Bush may have lost the 2000 election, but he won the 2002 election--with a good deal of help from Democrats, who took a dream scenario and turned it into a political nightmare.

    John Nichols

  • Rampaging Republicans

    The President, let's understand, won a historic victory by committing politics--shrewd, aggressive, old-fashioned, take-no-prisoners politics--while the opposition party did the opposite.

    the Editors

  • Books & the Arts

    Heaven Can Wait

    It's rude of me to speak of Todd Haynes's new picture as if it were a symptom; but then, he's the one who's always consulting doctors.

    Stuart Klawans

  • Update on Arming America

    Michael Bellesiles, the historian accused of research falsification in his book Arming America, a study of gun culture, announced on October 25 that he was resigning from Emory Universit

    the Editors

  • The Naked Truth

    If you've never set foot in the likes of Club Paradise, Scarlett's, New York Dolls, Secrets, Peepers or the boldly named Booby Trap (yes, it does exist), your image of a strip club might be bor

    Hillary Frey

  • The Scourge of Baltimore

    As truth-tellers, journalists remain the undocumented aliens of the knowledge industry, operating in an off-the-books epistemological economy apart from philosophers and scientists on one side

    Carlin Romano

  • What Are They Reading?

    On January 20, 1995, Bruno Jordan is gunned down in a parking lot in El Paso, Texas, in what appears to be a botched carjacking.

    Ruth Baldwin
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