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A Gathering Swarm By Todd Gitlin It wasn’t quite enough on November 2—but the movement that rose to challenge George W. Bush may yet portend a historic turnaround for the left.
The Party That Never Ends By Michael Kazin The Democrats were once a strong, grassroots “people’s party”—and as Republicans well know, that’s what it takes to win elections.
The Condemned By Gary Greenberg Intended to enable government to tear down homes for public projects, eminent domain laws are
instead being used to clear space for box stores and office parks. In Ohio, threatened homeowners
are fighting back.
A Touch of Crude By Peter Maass How Teodoro Obiang’s brutal West African kleptocracy became a darling of American bankers,
oil companies, and the administration of George W. Bush.
Life on the Inside By Douglas McGray It seems like a social conservative’s worst nightmare: free apartments for the homeless, no requirements for sobriety or other strings attached. But the Pathways program has worked so well, even the Bush administration is getting behind it.