Bush’s Credibility Gap Bush’s Credibility Gap

In response to the news that coordinated suicide bombs in Baghdad had killed several dozen people and wounded 200, George W. Bush pointed to the attacks as a sign of success.

Oct 30, 2003 / Editorial / The Editors

The Party of God The Party of God

As the 2004 election draws nearer and George W. Bush's poll numbers grow shakier, White House operatives are devoting themselves to coddling the religious right.

Oct 30, 2003 / Editorial / The Editors

What Are They Reading? What Are They Reading?

Kingdom of Shadows, the sixth of Alan Furst's novels of historical espionage fiction, was hard for me to put down--and when I did, I couldn't wait to pick it up again.

Oct 25, 2003 / Books & the Arts / Peter I. Fifield

A Watershed Strike A Watershed Strike

The retail food workers strike in California may be the first in a series of battles that could shape the future of labor-management relations throughout the US.

Oct 23, 2003 / Feature / Peter Dreier and Kelly Candaele

No-Brainer No-Brainer

Devising a fair federal policy for higher education would not be hard.

Oct 23, 2003 / Feature / David Kirp

The ‘Kennedy Factor’ The ‘Kennedy Factor’

Arnold Schwarzenegger has sold himself to his fans as a raging Republican Terminator.

Oct 23, 2003 / Editorial / Tom Hayden

Camp Wellstone Camp Wellstone

Paul Wellstone won elections as a progressive by energizing and mobilizing a large base, staying close to community organizing efforts of all kinds and fearlessly pressing a bo...

Oct 23, 2003 / Editorial / Jeff Blodgett

Wellstone in 2004 Wellstone in 2004

During the two years when he was exploring a bid for the 2000 Democratic presidential nomination, Paul Wellstone spent a lot of time trying to figure out how a progressive coul...

Oct 23, 2003 / Editorial / John Nichols

The Growing Disquiet The Growing Disquiet

In the end, George W. Bush got Congress to approve the $87 billion he insisted on for the occupation and reconstruction of Iraq.

Oct 23, 2003 / Editorial / The Editors

Just ‘Frat-Boy Behavior’? Just ‘Frat-Boy Behavior’?

California's opportunist attorney general looks past the allegations against Schwarzenegger.

Oct 21, 2003 / Column / Robert Scheer