Checking Out the CheckpointsThe curious irrationality of airport security.
America's Other Litter Problem
Two's Company; Three's a MarriageIn praise of polygamy.
George W.'s Heart AttackIt's enough to make you long for the days when Republicans were mean-spirited agents of hate.
Hillary in 2004?You (and all those Beltway journalists) have got to be kidding.
Jungle FeverDid two U.S. scientists start a genocidal epidemic in the Amazon, or was The New Yorker duped?
Winning the SpinAl Gore has already won the post-debate analysis.
My Classmate George W.He can't be president. He's not old enough.
Nobody Votes for the VeepIt doesn't matter whom Gore and Bush pick.
The Economics of PricelineAnd what Priceline says about the American economy.
Happy Opposites DayHere's the deal: I pretend that affirmative action is dead. You pretend you've got something better.
Richard Nixon Is Still DeadRumors of his comeback have been greatly exaggerated.
Account OverwroughtThe protesters think they struck a blow for bank privacy. Boy, are they wrong.
Race Bait and SwitchIs Social Security unfair to African-Americans?
Who Deserves the 9/11 Cash Pile?A moral philosopher on misplaced generosity.
The Logic of AssassinationWhy Israeli murders and Palestinian suicide bombings make sense.
Swamp ThingThe plan to restore the Everglades is not what you think it is.
Gay for GoodCan straight guys become happy homosexuals?
The Poverty of IntegritySo what if John Ashcroft doesn't drink, dance, or swear?
The Real Flaw in Hand CountsThey're too accurate.
Dead President-Elect What if Al Gore or George W. Bush got hit by a truck?
The Spend and Elect GOPThere's nobody left to say no to wasteful federal programs.
Ass BackwardsFirst they told us to eat fiber. Now they're telling us to forget it. What's a colon to do?
Long Live Elián GonzálezJuan Miguel's choice.
The Myth of Anti-CatholicismOr, how the establishment learned to stop worrying and love the pope.
The Real American Love StoryWhy America is a lot less white than it looks.
The Merchant of MenaceRacial stereotypes in a galaxy far, far away?
Speeding While SoberBe as reckless as you want on the roads--just don't drink.
Fortune and Men's EyeballsApplying a bit of math to the great Internet giveaway.