Immaculate Contraception Immaculate Contraception

Enter the glass doors at 222 West 14th Street in New York City, and the chaos of traffic horns and tire-screeches, jackhammers and concentrated humanity recedes into a hush.

Jan 7, 1999 / Feature / Jennifer Baumgardner

Impeachment 1868 Impeachment 1868

The great objection which we, in common with so many others, had to impeachment when it was first talked of, was that it would either be or seem, not a criminal trial, but an...

Jan 7, 1999 / Editorial / The Editors

Inaugurals Inaugurals

Twenty-six years ago, when the world was young, Jerry Brown began his reign in Sacramento and, even though I wrote some rude things about him at the time, life was certainly ...

Jan 7, 1999 / Beat the Devil / Alexander Cockburn

Republic on Trial Republic on Trial

The other day Linda Douglass, the Congressional correspondent for ABC News, commented to Peter Jennings that some "conservative" Republican senators were opposed to a plan th...

Jan 7, 1999 / Editorial / Jonathan Schell

Floating Like a Butterfly… Floating Like a Butterfly…

In October in Las Vegas, Mike Tyson went before the Nevada Athletic Commission to ask it to reinstate his boxing license, which had been suspended after Tyson took a bite out o...

Jan 7, 1999 / Books & the Arts / David Levi Strauss

The Euroleft, or, Who’s Afraid of Tina? The Euroleft, or, Who’s Afraid of Tina?

Europe, you are rightly told, is swinging to the left. In thirteen of the fifteen countries making up the European Union, the Social Democrats are now in office.

Dec 24, 1998 / Feature / Daniel Singer

Historic Question Department, 11th-Grade Division Historic Question Department, 11th-Grade Division

In every century, it seems, The Constitution's put to test. Important questions must be asked, And ours is, "Did he touch her breast?"

Dec 24, 1998 / Column / Calvin Trillin

Land of Dreams Land of Dreams

Anyone who decides to add his drop to the tidal wave of commentary on the impeachment of President Clinton must acknowledge, at the outset, a built-in difficulty.

Dec 24, 1998 / Editorial / Jonathan Schell

Help Russia Help Russia

A fateful crossroads in American-Russian relations is being obscured by Bill Clinton's impeachment and war against Iraq.

Dec 24, 1998 / Editorial / Katrina vanden Heuvel and Stephen F. Cohen

Holiday Celluloid Wrap-Up Holiday Celluloid Wrap-Up

What marvels of ill assortment the film distributors perform when they dump their products at the close of the year in hope of award nominations.

Dec 24, 1998 / Books & the Arts / Stuart Klawans