Table of Contents

Cover Stories

Election 2002-closer than it seems

by Bob Jones

Cover Story | If it's November, it must be near to Election Day. Never mind that the crucial mid-term elections are still a year away, in November of 2002. In a political…

Cover Stories

The wrong stuff?

by Bob Jones

Cover Story | The right took a pasting at the polls, but no clear lessons emerge from the first statewide contests of the Bush years-and, in particular, of the post-9/11…

In this issue: "Politics Post 9/11," Nov. 17, 2001

Features

Opening the safety valve

By Mindy Belz

International | India allows "untouchables" protest, but the "cute little event" tells much about religious freedom in the world's largest democracy

Young blood

By Chris Stamper

National | Researchers study elderly heart attacks, "high-normal" blood pressure, and early Alzheimer's cases

Mailboxes, etc.

By Lynn Vincent

National | Catalog retailers reassure consumers, energy prices fall through the floor, and other business news

Voice of anti-Americans

By Tim Graham

National | With the United States at war, why is Uncle Sam funding radio broadcasts favorable to the enemy?

Dispatches

Quotables

Because I was a Republican, I was told I wasn't black enough. Winsome Earle Sears, on the reaction in some quarters to her campaign for the Virginia House of…

QuickTakes

By The Editors

WE GOT NEXT: Never mind the "New Economy." Peter Drucker says to watch for the "Next Society." The godfather of modern management writes in The Economist that…

Flash Traffic

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Political buzz from Washington

The Buzz

By The Editors

AFGHANISTAN'S NORTHERN ALLIANCE READY TO RUMBLE THROUGHOUT RAMADAN Give us the tools Muslim nations petitioned President Bush to go easy on the Taliban during…

Columnists

Poll-driven press

By Joel Belz

Focus-group journalism may look fair, but it's just laziness

Seduction of the ordinary

By Andrée Seu

The spiritual risks of going "back to normal"

Mailbag

God willing I realize that the words on your Oct. 20 cover, ÒWe will not fail,Ó were a quote from President Bush. But as Christians, when we read that are…

A time for dullness

By Marvin Olasky

Post-Sept. 11 voters will crave secure candidates

Culture

Bestsellers

By The Editors

Culture | The five best-selling nonfiction hardbacks as measured by placement on four leading lists as of Nov. 5

Memory loss

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | America may not remember history, but her enemies do

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