Letters Letters

MORE FUN THAN A BARREL OF... Princeton, NJ In an accurate review of Jonathan Marks's loosely argued What It Means to Be 98% Chimpanzee, Micaela di Leonardo ...

Aug 29, 2002 / Letters / Micaela di Leonardo, Peter Sacks, Peter Singer, and Rebecca Zwick

The Soul of the Worker The Soul of the Worker

I was born into the House of Labor. My father was a Teamster who drove a truck for thirty-five years. He died with his first retirement check in his pocket, uncashed.

Aug 28, 2002 / Editorial / Dennis Kucinich

What Are They Reading? What Are They Reading?

THE EMPEROR OF OCEAN PARK. By Stephen L. Carter. Knopf. 657 pp. $26.95.

Aug 23, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Jon Wiener

Greens at the Crosswords Greens at the Crosswords

Greens at the Crosswords Micah Sifry's August 1, 2001 Nation Online article, "Greens at the Crossroads," sparked a number of letters from many of those active in the Gree...

Aug 23, 2002 / Letters / Micah L. Sifry and Stanley Aronowitz

Simplistic Hunt for Evil in a Complex World Simplistic Hunt for Evil in a Complex World

Doomed by the incoherence of a foreign policy defined largely by biblical notions of the struggle between good and evil, the Bush Administration thrashes about in its hunt for th...

Aug 21, 2002 / Column / Robert Scheer

The Accidental Commoner The Accidental Commoner

Al Gore is a man of the people. At least, that's the case as we speak. The earth-toney Harvard elitist, Though gone, could return by next week.

Aug 15, 2002 / Column / Calvin Trillin

Sour Thoughts for Dog Days Sour Thoughts for Dog Days

Let's start with Cynthia McKinney. Don't you think that if Arab-American or African-American groups targeted an incumbent white, liberal, maybe Jewish, congressperson, and ship...

Aug 15, 2002 / Beat the Devil / Alexander Cockburn

‘Murder by Public Policy’ ‘Murder by Public Policy’

I am writing this review in the midst of a Chicago heat wave, almost exactly seven years after the heat disaster that killed nearly 800 people in the city. The Chicago Tribune's m...

Aug 15, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Micaela di Leonardo

In Fact… In Fact…


Aug 15, 2002 / Editorial / The Editors

State Judges for Sale State Judges for Sale

In the 39 states that elect appellate judges, politicization of the bench is growing.

Aug 15, 2002 / Feature / Michael Scherer