Month: May 9, 2003

May 09,2003

Rights for thee, but not for me

Merely months after the GOP’s top dog in the Senate was ousted for making allegedly racially insensitive remarks, yet another member of the Republican Senate leadership has been ensnared by...

May 08,2003

The decline and fall of New York City

When our generation is old, we’ll turn to our grand children and say, “I remember New York in its last golden age.” Our eyes will get a far-off look as...

May 07,2003

Argentina back on track?

Almost two and a half years after the dramatic events that culminated with the violent ouster of President de la Rua in December 2001 and caused Argentina to have three...

May 06,2003

A tale of two diseases

For a population still jittered by heightened security alerts, ongoing attacks overseas, and the global SARS pandemic, the recent outrage over obesity almost provides an element of comic relief. But...

May 05,2003

The Real Corruption in Campaign Finance

In McConnell v. FEC, the case that examined the constitutionality of the McCain-Feingold campaign finance legislation, federal District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly began her 706-page share of the sprawling 1,600-page opinion...

May 03,2003

In-State Tuition for Illegal Immigrants

Since our nation’s lawmakers have no immediate interest in discussing immigration reform, those interested in the topic must content themselves with its periphery. One such area concerns whether or not...