‘Accuracy’ vs. ‘Speed’ ‘Accuracy’ vs. ‘Speed’

Click here for Eric Alterman's latest dispatch on Florida.

Nov 27, 2000 / Column / Eric Alterman

Manufacturing a Crisis Manufacturing a Crisis

The postelection battle for the presidency is without doubt some kind of crisis, but it's not easy to define precisely what kind. David Broder has suggested in the Washington Pos...

Nov 27, 2000 / Editorial / Jonathan Schell

Counting That Chad Is Just the Texas Way Counting That Chad Is Just the Texas Way

In Texas, vote-counters routinely count a dimpled chad as a vote for the candidate because it clearly establishes the voter's intent. Three weeks ago, that sentence would h...

Nov 23, 2000 / Column / Robert Scheer

Election 1876 Election 1876

That year there were disputes over the presidential returns in South Carolina, Louisinana, Oregon and Florida.

Nov 22, 2000 / Feature / The Editors

The Long Count The Long Count

When you read this, George W. Bush may be President, which will most likely mean that his lawyers, his brother Jeb and his Florida campaign co-chair and ambassadorial wannabe Kat...

Nov 16, 2000 / Editorial / The Editors

Stupefied Democracy Stupefied Democracy

This election may jolt Americans out of a passive acceptance of civil mythologies.

Nov 16, 2000 / Feature / William Greider

Florida election 2000 recount

Making Every Vote Count Making Every Vote Count

What we need are election rules that encourage voter turnout rather than suppress it.

Nov 16, 2000 / Editorial / Lani Guinier

What Crisis? What Crisis?

There's an easy way to take your own pulse, and that of anyone you know, concerning the vertiginous events of the night of November 7. Was the apparent non-outcome really a "...

Nov 16, 2000 / Column / Christopher Hitchens

Divorce, American Style Divorce, American Style

Divorce, American Style New York City In The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce, Judith Wallerstein argues that the consequences of parental divorce for children are...

Nov 16, 2000 / Letters / Katha Pollitt and Our Readers

In Fact… In Fact…

NATION NOTES A proposed 14.2 percent postage increase for periodicals was swept aside by the Postal Rate Commission in a recommendation issued on November 13. The five-member pre...

Nov 16, 2000 / Editorial / The Editors