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SPECIAL REPORTS

Click on a title below to access either an individual article (denoted by an asterisk) or a set of articles published as a Special Report. The issue of publication appears in parentheses.

Special Reports for "Area Studies > American"

Does American Democracy Fall Short?

America is currently democratizing other nations, such as Afghanistan and Iraq. This month we examine several areas where U.S. democracy needs to shape up.

Introduction
Since the horrific events of September 11, 2001, the United States has been hunting down terrorists, first in Afghanistan and then in ...

The Courts: End Run Around the People
The modern judiciary often conceas a highly partisan political agenda in the innocent guise of enforcing the "living" Constitution. ...

Slaying the Gerrymander
Politically motivated reapportionment has been an American institution for almost 200 years. It is time to examine how it is done and if it can be made more fair. ...

A 'Damming' Experience in the Senate
Politicians and pundits complain that the Senate is a bottleneck. Could it be that the Founding Fathers designed it that way? ...

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