Politics

The Boom or Bush Cycle The Boom or Bush Cycle

The public's love affair with the Bush Administration is souring. Polls show that voters are deeply worried about its handling of the economy, although they still claim to like G...

Jul 23, 2002 / Column / Robert Scheer

Mexico Opens the Files Mexico Opens the Files

Now that a freedom of information bill has been passed, Mexico faces its real battle: convincing the public to use it.

Jul 18, 2002 / Editorial / Kate Doyle

Robert I. Friedman Robert I. Friedman

Robert I. Friedman, whose uncompromising investigative stories appeared in The Nation from the early 1980s onward, died July 2 in Manhattan at the age of 51. In an era of timid, c...

Jul 18, 2002 / Editorial / The Editors

Old Guard vs. New in Michigan Old Guard vs. New in Michigan

John Dingell and Lynn Rivers are locked in a battle caused by redistricting.

Jul 18, 2002 / Feature / John Nichols

Dubyaspeak Dubyaspeak

For readers of this magazine and millions of other Americans, the initial horror of September 11 was compounded by the sobering realization that George W. Bush would be at the hel...

Jul 18, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Elayne Tobin

Bennett’s Pledge of Allegiance Bennett’s Pledge of Allegiance

 

Jul 18, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Marcus G. Raskin

A Spirited Defense of George W. Bush Against Accusations That He Dumped His Harken Stock Because of Inside Information A Spirited Defense of George W. Bush Against Accusations That He Dumped His Harken Stock Because of Inside Information

He says he had no clue the stock would tank. About the details he is still evasive. Though "on the board but clueless" could sound lame, With Bush, a clueless claim sounds qui...

Jul 18, 2002 / Column / Calvin Trillin

Bush and Harken Bush and Harken

Last week, while Bush spoke to Wall Street about corporate malfeasance, he was beset by questions about the timing of his sale of stock twelve years ago while he served as a dire...

Jul 18, 2002 / Feature / Jason Leopold

Debating September 11 Debating September 11

Debating September 11 David Corn's May 30, 2002, "Capital Games" article,

Jul 12, 2002 / Letters / David Corn and Jean-Charles Brisard

A Fox Is About to Reassure Us Hens A Fox Is About to Reassure Us Hens

For President Bush to pretend to be shocked that some of the nation's top executives deal from a stacked deck is akin to a madam feigning surprise that sexual favors have been so...

Jul 9, 2002 / Column / Robert Scheer

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