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R anked by Life magazine among the 100 most influential people of the 20th century, Ralph Nader seems ready to re-energize the political stage during Campaign 2000. But while Citizen Ralph continues blasting the corporate-governmental complex, Candidate Ralph faces the task of broadening his appeal to bread-and-butter voters.

The Texas court system has been called one of the most pro-business, anti-labor, and anti-plaintiff systems in the country. What does this say about the probable future of the U.S. Supreme Court under a Bush presidency?

In the last few years, there has been a flowering of scientific work on the once untouchable subject of consciousness. The key to this renaissance is that scientists have begun to see how the inner life of the mind can be approached in a relatively concrete way.

Plus, a chat with a Sierra Club officer about offshore drilling, gas prices and environmental activism, wondering about the real communists in the Elian Gonzalez affair, and more.


Columns
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Elian Invaders [7]
Who are the real commies in the Elian Gonzalez saga?
— Margaret Renkl, NASHVILLE SCENE
 
Flying Time Again [8]
Springtime, and the termites are swarming.
— Walter Jowers, NASHVILLE SCENE
 
Trans/Amosaurus Rex [9]
2000 Pontiac Firebird Trans/Am.
— Marc K. Stengel, NASHVILLE SCENE
 

Now What? [11]
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Volume III, Issue 42
April 10 - April 17, 2000  

Features
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The Consumer's Candidate [2]
Presidential hopeful Ralph Nader makes a campaign stop in Tucson.
— Tim Vanderpool, TUCSON WEEKLY
 
Naturally Nader [3]
Consumer advocate mounts Green Party presidential campaign.
— Robert Bryce, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Who Would Bush Appoint to the Supreme Court? [4]
Since two Supreme Court Justices will likely resign next term, our next pick for president will have a decisive hand in choosing fates of abortion, gay, and church-and-state issues.
— Seth Gitell, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 
Big Oil Eyes Rape of Arctic Wilderness [5]
A bill now in Congress that would open up the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling has profound implications for oil-rich offshore New England reserves.
— Rebecca Pollard, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 
Quantum Consciousness? [6]
Brilliant thinkers put their heads together for the "Toward a Science of Consciousness, Tucson 2000" conference.
— Dan Huff, TUCSON WEEKLY
 

Teeny Tidbits
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Mr. Smarty Pants [10]
The poop on Mexico City.
— Mr. Smarty Pants, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 

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