Tax the Plutocrats! Tax the Plutocrats!

Money is needed for social programs. And the rich have more than their share.

Jan 9, 2003 / Feature / Gar Alperovitz

A New New Deal? A New New Deal?

The same week that New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg announced his plans to close eight city firehouses, Mike Wallace, John Jay College professor and bard of New York, held a ...

Dec 12, 2002 / Editorial / Kim Phillips-Fein

Fixing the Rotten Corporate Barrel Fixing the Rotten Corporate Barrel

States grant corporate charters; they should start taking some of them away.

Dec 5, 2002 / Feature / John Cavanagh and Jerry Mander

Going Down the Road Going Down the Road

On election morning, I opened the front section of the New York Times and immediately got a bad feeling. Positioned prominently on page A3 was an eye-catching and ominous ad.

Dec 5, 2002 / Editorial / Jim Hightower

Rawls and Us Rawls and Us

The late John Rawls was, by all accounts, a remarkably modest and generous person, much beloved by his friends and students, and profoundly uninterested in the kinds of fame an...

Dec 5, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Eric Alterman

Letter From Chile Letter From Chile

Neoliberalism has produced an eco-crisis.

Nov 26, 2002 / Feature / Jimmy Langman

Hunger USA Hunger USA

Tony Hall, just before leaving Congress in September, sat in his office in Longworth House Office Building and thought of something that had stuck with him since a trip to Appa...

Nov 26, 2002 / Editorial / David Sarasohn

Containing Saddam Containing Saddam

Critics of America's plans to oust Saddam Hussein militarily have mounted powerful arguments, but not one has articulated a coherent nonmilitary strategy to bring about the dem...

Nov 26, 2002 / Editorial / Andrew Mack

The Humanitarian Temptation The Humanitarian Temptation

In 2000, United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan posed a question to the Millennium Summit of the UN: "If humanitarian intervention is, indeed, an unacceptable assault on s...

Nov 21, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Ian Williams

Big Labor’s Little Problem Big Labor’s Little Problem

At a "Lean Workplace School" for union members, sponsored by the monthly magazine Labor Notes in 1996, the discussion centered around how to fight employers' speed-up and worke...

Nov 6, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Jane Slaughter