The Cops Are Watching You The Cops Are Watching You

September 11 is being used as a reason to build up police intelligence units.

May 16, 2002 / Feature / Bob Dreyfuss

Renewing Urban Renewal Renewing Urban Renewal

One of the things we do not do well in this country is learn from our mistakes. This is particularly true in the strengthening and rejuvenating of cities.

May 16, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Roberta Brandes Gratz

DC’s Virtual Panopticon DC’s Virtual Panopticon

A camera system in the nation's capital is making civil libertarians nervous.

May 16, 2002 / Feature / Christian Parenti

Letters Letters

DENNIS KUCINICH--BOY WONDER Longwood, Fla. I just finished Studs Terkel's valentine to Dennis Kucinich ["Kucinich Is the One," May 6]. In the '60s I was on ...

May 16, 2002 / Letters / Our Readers

Mr. Carter Goes to Cuba Mr. Carter Goes to Cuba

"I have concluded that we should attempt to achieve normalization of our relations with Cuba," Jimmy Carter proclaimed in a secret Presidential Directive shortly after taking offi...

May 16, 2002 / Editorial / Peter Kornbluh

Journeys With Fecklessness Journeys With Fecklessness

The essential mystery of the 2000 election has always been this: How in the world did George W. Bush ever get close enough to invite the Republican-appointed majority on the Su...

May 16, 2002 / Column / Eric Alterman

Israel and ‘Anti-Semitism’ Israel and ‘Anti-Semitism’

Right in the wake of House majority leader Dick Armey's explicit call for several million Palestinians to be booted out of the West Bank, and East Jerusalem and Gaza as well, c...

May 16, 2002 / Beat the Devil / Alexander Cockburn

The Big Chill The Big Chill

Fear still haunts the Arab and Muslim communities of Southern California.

May 16, 2002 / Feature / Marc Cooper

The Statue of Liberty

Patriotism’s Secret History Patriotism’s Secret History

Our most cherished national symbols—from the Pledge of Allegiance to "America the Beautiful" to Lady Liberty's poetry—are rooted in liberal ideals.

May 16, 2002 / Peter Dreier and Dick Flacks

The Mullahs of Marriage The Mullahs of Marriage

Although former Vice President Quayle's legacy may not be one for the history books, he will certainly be remembered for the day he took on television's Murphy Brown.

May 15, 2002 / Feature / Bill Berkowitz