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  • September 25, 2000

    Color and the Court

    The project of racial reconciliation and historical correction is "constitutional" in the deepest, multiple senses of that word.

    Christopher Edley Jr.

  • September 25, 2000

    For Some, Choice Gets Harder

    Right now, there are three votes on the Court to get rid of Roe altogether and often four or five to impose costly, chilling and burdensome regulations on the exercise of that right by the patient and her doctor.

    Susan Estrich

  • September 25, 2000

    Putting a Radical Right Team on the Bench

    The future of the Supreme Court is the most important issue in the most important election year since 1932. Progressive Americans should treat it that way. The radical right does.

    Ralph G. Neas

  • September 25, 2000

    Earth in the Judicial Balance

    To date, the Rehnquist Court's environmental record has been mixed. While no darling of the greens, neither has it been consistently "brown."

    James Salzman


  • August 24, 2000

  • August 10, 2000

    Gore’s Surrender

    Less than a hour after George Bush concluded his party's have-a-nice-election convention with a vapid but beyond-the-expectations acceptance speech, a source deep within the Gore camp called me

    David Corn

  • August 10, 2000

    California Scheming

    Democrats gather in Los Angeles facing large questions not just about their success in November but also about the direction of their party. George W.

    The Editors

  • August 10, 2000

    Your Show of Shows

    A part of me recoils at the thought of adding even a syllable to the ocean of pontifical sludge emanating from the Republican confab in Philadelphia, so mind-numbingly inane and diligently dece

    Eric Alterman

  • August 10, 2000

    Vote for Gore

    Ralph Nader, America's indomitable public citizen, is the one great man in this presidential election.

    Robert L. Borosage