Rough and Tumble Rough and Tumble

Begin with a cluster of molecules in the void. The camera zooms away from them, sucking you back through some dim anatomical corridor.

Oct 21, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Stuart Klawans

Bertelsmann’s Revisionist Bertelsmann’s Revisionist

The Investigative Fund of The Nation Institute provided research assistance.

Oct 21, 1999 / Editorial / John S. Friedman and Hersch Fischler

George W. Bush: Calling for Philip Morris George W. Bush: Calling for Philip Morris

The Nation Institute's Investigative Fund provided research support.

Oct 21, 1999 / Feature / Bob Dreyfuss

More Nixon Tapes Released More Nixon Tapes Released

Among his more peculiar views, He thought all Communists were Jews. Historians must ponder how He managed to account for Mao.

Oct 14, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Calvin Trillin

Uneasy Riders Uneasy Riders

What was it like in the sixties, wonders a dewy young woman in The Limey, speaking to Peter Fonda. Who better to ask?

Oct 14, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Stuart Klawans

Catholic Bashing? Catholic Bashing?

My father disapproved of the "Sensation" show at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. He thought it was bad for the Jews.

Oct 14, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Katha Pollitt

Labor’s Labors Labor’s Labors

Marking the fourth year of president John Sweeney's tenure, the 13-million-member AFL-CIO had much to celebrate at its biennial convention in Los Angeles in mid-October.

Oct 14, 1999 / Editorial / The Editors

‘Sensation’ in Brooklyn ‘Sensation’ in Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Museum of Art, as if persuaded by its own ill-advised publicity that the art in its "Sensation" show might endanger the welfare of its viewers, at first thought it p...

Oct 14, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Arthur C. Danto

When the People Took the Stage When the People Took the Stage

At the beginning of June 1989, I was sitting in the bar of the Hotel Europejski in Warsaw and reassuring Tadeusz Mazowiecki that his decision to stay on as editor of Solidarity's m...

Oct 14, 1999 / Feature / Daniel Singer

Pakistan: No Way Out Pakistan: No Way Out

For the third time in Pakistan's traumatic history, the army has seized power--this time, apparently, against the advice of the United States. The country is under martial law.

Oct 14, 1999 / Editorial / Tariq Ali