Campaigns and Elections

He’s the (Any)One He’s the (Any)One

Can someone win the presidency entirely on the basis of a negative asset?

Jul 29, 2004 / Beat the Devil / Alexander Cockburn

Let’s Not Devalue Ourselves Let’s Not Devalue Ourselves

It says something about the iron grip of the culture wars on our politics that no less a liberal than John Kerry--with his 100 percent ratings from NARAL, Human Rights Campaign, ...

Jul 29, 2004 / Column / Katha Pollitt

Letter From Ground Zero Letter From Ground Zero

"During the Vietnam War, many young men, including the current President, the Vice President and me, could have gone to Vietnam and didn't. John Kerry came from a privileged back...

Jul 29, 2004 / Editorial / Jonathan Schell

A Social Occasion A Social Occasion

When organizers were planning the Boston Social Forum, they envisioned a gathering that would counter the Democratic National Convention in every way.

Jul 29, 2004 / Editorial / Jennifer C. Berkshire

The Real Story in Boston The Real Story in Boston

Everyone agrees. The story is that there is no story. The candidates have already been chosen. The platform has been written to avoid controversy.

Jul 29, 2004 / Editorial / Victor Navasky

Counting Every Vote Counting Every Vote

The Democratic platform approved this week by convention delegates in Boston contains strong language regarding the party's commitment to protect the right of Americans to vote--...

Jul 29, 2004 / Editorial / The Editors

What Do We Stand For? What Do We Stand For?

A blueprint for a progressive patriotism.

Jul 22, 2004 / Feature / Mark Green

Victory in 2004–and Beyond Victory in 2004–and Beyond

The prospect of hanging, Dr. Johnson said, concentrates the mind wonderfully. The threat posed by George W.

Jul 15, 2004 / Feature / Katrina vanden Heuvel and Robert L. Borosage

A People’s Democratic Platform A People’s Democratic Platform

Howard Dean, George McGovern, Walter Cronkite, Ellen Chesler, Margaret Cho, George Lakoff, Bakari Kitwana, John Brademas, Arthur Miller, John Sayles, Chuck Close, Andrew Jay Schwar...

Jul 15, 2004 / Feature / The Nation

How Kerry Can Win How Kerry Can Win

John Kerry can win, given George W. Bush's incompetence, and White House strategists realize that.

Jul 15, 2004 / Feature / Kevin Phillips