Politics

Why Chickenhawks Matter Why Chickenhawks Matter

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Nov 13, 2003 / Column / Eric Alterman

Waving the Flag Waving the Flag

All right, so maybe Howard Dean could have thought of a better way of reaching out to white Southern men than saying he wanted "to be the candidate for guys with Confederate fl...

Nov 13, 2003 / Column / Katha Pollitt

A Silver-Lining View of George Bush’s Not Attending Military Funerals, Lest He Become Associated With Bad News A Silver-Lining View of George Bush’s Not Attending Military Funerals, Lest He Become Associated With Bad News

At least there's no Bush eulogy On why they had to die. It's better that they're laid to rest Without another lie.

Nov 13, 2003 / Column / Calvin Trillin

Rocking the Hip-Hop Vote Rocking the Hip-Hop Vote

Russell Simmons was never a young voter. The 46-year-old hip-hop tycoon cast his first vote in a presidential election seven years ago, he says, at the age of 39.

Nov 13, 2003 / Editorial / Kristin V. Jones

The Candidates on Iraq The Candidates on Iraq

What would you do now in Iraq? is the question confronting the Democratic presidential candidates.

Nov 13, 2003 / Editorial / David Corn

Dean With a Small ‘d’ Dean With a Small ‘d’

CLARIFICATION: In last week's editorial "Dean With a Small 'd,'" we mentioned Dick Gephardt's refusal to sign a campaign-reform pledge. The pledge, which strengthens public financi...

Nov 13, 2003 / Editorial / The Editors

Mr. President, You’re No Moses Mr. President, You’re No Moses

Bush now wants us to believe the Iraq war was about spreading freedom by force, but liars can't be liberators.

Nov 11, 2003 / Column / Robert Scheer

The Democrat-Green Death Struggle The Democrat-Green Death Struggle

In 2000, George W. Bush won 48 percent of the national vote, against a combined total of 52 percent for Al Gore and Ralph Nader.

Nov 6, 2003 / Feature / Micah L. Sifry

Ralph Redux? Ralph Redux?

Not only Democrats but many Greens oppose a Nader run in 2004.

Nov 6, 2003 / Feature / Micah L. Sifry

Also Turned Away Also Turned Away

Forty-four states in the United States today bar people with mental illnesses from voting.

Nov 6, 2003 / Feature / Michael Chandler and Jamie York

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