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November 25, 2002 Issue

Nation editors reflect on the rampaging Republicans, Kenneth Rapoza considers the future of neoliberalism in Brazil and David Ost examines P…

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‘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 ...

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 politic...

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...




Making 34 Million Friends

The night after the Bush Administration announced its refusal to grant the United Nations Population Fund $34 million dollars, Jane Roberts was so outraged she couldn't sleep....

Ask Dr. Marc

How many of you believe that crucial healthcare issues are falsely represented by corporate America for profit or political advantage?

Exit Jesse, Enter Saxby

For some of progressive cast, there was at least one thin silver lining to Tuesday's crushing Democratic defeat: For the first time in decades, Jesse Helms wasn't running, and...

Just Say ‘I Do’

As Congress squabbles over how and whether to revamp the welfare law, one thing is clear: The Bush Administration has marriage on the mind. The Administration has already pr...

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.

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 ...

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 str...

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 sci...

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