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Justice, Bush-Style Justice, Bush-Style

GOP loyalists have taken over the Justice Department and retooled the civil rights division as a political weapon.

Oct 1, 2008 / Feature / Andrew Gumbel

Reality Bites Reality Bites

That McCain and Palin actually have a shot at the White House gives one pause contemplating the future of this country.

Oct 1, 2008 / Column / Eric Alterman

No Exit: Laurence Tribe and ‘The Invisible Constitution’ No Exit: Laurence Tribe and ‘The Invisible Constitution’

Laurence Tribe's new book asks us to consider the "invisible" web of ideas that have grown around the text of the Constitution. But who's to say what it contains?

Oct 1, 2008 / Books & the Arts / Daniel Lazare

Will Letterman and Saturday Night Live Help Defeat McCain? Will Letterman and Saturday Night Live Help Defeat McCain?

If Letterman and Saturday Night Live continue to cast McCain as a liar, it could have a devastating impact.

Sep 29, 2008 / Books & the Arts / Adam Howard

Justice Delayed and Denied at Guantanámo Justice Delayed and Denied at Guantanámo

The Supreme Court's ruling in Boumediene v. Bush affirmed prisoners' right to habeas corpus, but the government is stalling; and such delays may keep detainees imprisoned indefinit...

Sep 29, 2008 / Feature / Aziz Huq

Paulson Bailout Plan a Historic Swindle Paulson Bailout Plan a Historic Swindle

Paulson's rescue plan represents a historic swindle--all sugar for the villains, lasting pain for the rest of us. Don't let Wall Street get away with this without enacting signific...

Sep 19, 2008 / Feature / William Greider

What’s Daddy’s Roommate Doing in Wasilla? What’s Daddy’s Roommate Doing in Wasilla?

Sarah Palin's self-appointed role as censor of her local public library takes center stage as librarians observe Banned Book Week.

Sep 18, 2008 / Editorial / Nancy Kranich

Inconvenient Truths Inconvenient Truths

Elizabeth Pisani and Jonny Steinberg explore antipodal aspects of the fight against AIDS.

Sep 18, 2008 / Books & the Arts / Steven Epstein

In Arizona, Illegal Immigrants Face Federal Criminal Charges In Arizona, Illegal Immigrants Face Federal Criminal Charges

Massive workplace raids are part of a pressure campaign for guest-worker programs.

Sep 18, 2008 / Feature / David Bacon

Something Stupid Something Stupid

John McCain is determined to lie his way into the White House, and pundits and reporters are doing everything they can to enable that strategy.

Sep 18, 2008 / Column / Eric Alterman

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