Electoral Reform

If Politics Got Real… If Politics Got Real…

To Nader or not to Nader, that is the question. A debate over whether Green Party presidential candidate Ralph Nader is a savior or a spoiler has raged for months among progressi...

Sep 28, 2000 / Editorial / Rob Richie and Steven Hill

American Money

In the Eighth Circle of Thieves In the Eighth Circle of Thieves

The power and sovereignty of corporations is an enormous humiliation to a society of free people.

Jul 27, 2000 / Feature / E.L. Doctorow

Our Virtual Primaries Our Virtual Primaries

As the first voting of the 2000 presidential election approaches, in the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primaries, public disinterest is palpable.

Jan 20, 2000 / Feature / Jonathan Schell

Beelzebub’s Buzzwords Beelzebub’s Buzzwords

These excerpts are from Jim Hightower's If the Gods Had Meant Us to Vote They Would Have Given Us Candidates (HarperCollins).

Jan 20, 2000 / Feature / Jim Hightower

Our Rigged Elections Our Rigged Elections

Some things may be true even if Pat Buchanan says them, and the inescapable fact is that the 2000 presidential election has so far been a rigged affair, bearing more resemblance ...

Oct 28, 1999 / Column / Christopher Hitchens

Money 2000 Money 2000

The Nation Institute's Investigative Fund provided research assistance.

Sep 30, 1999 / Feature / Bob Dreyfuss

Electoral College Dropouts Electoral College Dropouts

When Americans go to the polls next November to choose a President, virtually every citizen over the age of 18 will have the opportunity to cast a ballot. But while the rules of ...

Jun 17, 1999 / Feature / Matthew Hoffman