Chronicles Magazine Politcs

  • Perspective

    Don't Tread on Us

    In the closing days of 1993 two familiar specters, recently absent from our nightmares, returned to haunt the global consciousness: the Russian bear, in the person of Vladimir Zhirinovsky, and the Yellow Peril, in the form of North Korea.

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    Leaving the Losing Side

    The main fact of American politics in the 1990's is that the elites of both major parties have moved so far from the values and interests of the middle class that a third party has begun to rise almost spontaneously to fill the void.

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