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Economy news and analysis from The Nation

  • December 5, 2002

    Prize for Dolores Huerta

    Dolores Huerta flouts the smug conventional wisdom that the 1960s are behind us. She won't settle down and become an anachronism.

    Tom Hayden

  • November 26, 2002

    Ask the Relativist

    Dear Dr. Madlaw,
       As a newly elected member of Congress, I am appalled at the high cost of living in Washington. What's a hard-working public servant to do?

    Patricia J. Williams

  • November 26, 2002

    Letter From Chile

    Neoliberalism has produced an eco-crisis.

    Jimmy Langman

  • November 26, 2002

    The Grubman

    The financial scandals continue to produce more outrageous revelations, but lately they come with lurid personal details more appropriate to bottom-dwelling tabloids than the Wall Street Jou

    William Greider

  • November 26, 2002

    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 Appalachia.

    David Sarasohn


  • November 26, 2002

    How the Politicos Stole Christmas

    What a lousy Christmas present.

    Robert Scheer

  • November 26, 2002

    Wal-Mart Values

    Selling women short.

    Liza Featherstone

  • November 26, 2002

    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 demise of the monstr

    Andrew Mack

  • November 22, 2002

    WWJD? Protest Wal-Mart!

    Support was provided by the Fund for Investigative Journalism and the Dick Goldensohn Fund, and is gratefully acknowledged. Liza Featherstone is writing a book about Wal-Mart and women workers, to be published by Basic Books in late 2004.

    Liza Featherstone

  • November 21, 2002

    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 sovereignty, how s

    Ian Williams