Campaigns and Elections

Abolish Election Day Abolish Election Day

The time has come for voting-by-mail.

Nov 13, 2004 / Feature / James K. Galbraith

Progressives: Get Ready to Fight Progressives: Get Ready to Fight

Applying the lessons of 2004.

Nov 11, 2004 / Feature / Katrina vanden Heuvel and Robert L. Borosage

Pin the Terrorist on the Donkey Pin the Terrorist on the Donkey

It's impossible to pinpoint any single factor that determined the Democrats' defeat on election day, but a significant disadvantage that is going unremarked in the discussion of ...

Nov 11, 2004 / Column / Eric Alterman

Letter From Ground Zero Letter From Ground Zero

A remarkable number of those in Blue America who hoped for an end to the Bush era on November 2 received the news of his election victory almost as if it had been a physical blow...

Nov 11, 2004 / Editorial / Jonathan Schell

Infinitesimal Silver Lining Infinitesimal Silver Lining

The Nader Vote, we find, did not exist. No harm was done by Ralph, that avis rarest. So, not a factor, as he was before,

Nov 11, 2004 / Column / Calvin Trillin

The Faith Factor The Faith Factor

Of all the loathsome spectacles we've endured since November 2--the vampire-like gloating of CNN commentator Robert Novak, Bush embracing his "mandate"--none are more repulsive t...

Nov 11, 2004 / Editorial / Barbara Ehrenreich

After the Fall After the Fall

This article, from the November, 17 1984, issue of The Nation, is a special selection from The Nation Digital Archive. If you want to read everything The Nation has ever published ...

Nov 10, 2004 / Editorial / The Editors

He Won. Live With It, for Now. He Won. Live With It, for Now.

In no time at all, Bush will be the lamest of ducks.

Nov 10, 2004 / Column / Robert Scheer

Busted in Vegas Busted in Vegas

"I feel dazed and stunned," said Margot, a 25-year-old UCLA law student as she stared at the TV showing John Kerry slipping 136,000 votes behind George W.

Nov 4, 2004 / Editorial / Marc Cooper

The Party’s Over The Party’s Over

Tracy Pierce didn't get to vote. She'd been registered for years but had moved and didn't know that this affected her voting status. She wasn't on any voter list that could be fo...

Nov 4, 2004 / Editorial / JoAnn Wypijewski