It was no coincidence that Rage Against the Machine released The Battle of Los Angeles on what's traditionally observed as Election Day in the United States in 1999. The 2000 election season was already in gear, with Republican George W. Bush and Democrat Al Gore setting up to spar -- but Rage s ... More >>
Daniel Day Lewis lends the president real flesh, blood, and spark
BY CP STAFFThe goat of the week is umpire Jim Joyce, who cost pitcher Armando Galarraga a perfect game with a blown call at first base. While this will surely go down in history as one of sport's all-time great fuck-ups, Joyce is far from the first person to screw up at a crucial moment.
Kim Bartmann's latest venture updates the supper-club concept for the green era
Why in God's name did Steve Carell take the paycheck?
Doc reopens the Nader debate: Is it his fault?
Mixed Blood mixes blood; BNW stages its own 'Jackass'
It's the world's largest music and movies superstore, and everything in it is free—and illegal. Every month, some five billion illegal downloads are passed around the internet, and the entertainment industry sues several hundred people. CP writer St
Wal-Mart sues logo parodists, ACLU sues the Air Force Reserves, W to get an upgraded Marine One, maps of religion in America, the Al Gore/global warming documentary, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald isn't finished with the Bush White House yet
Beautiful (mostly) and all yours, our sneek peek at the 6th Annual 'Sound Unseen'
Al Gore's Current TV takes an earnest poke at news and culture
African Americans voted their pocketbooks; white Americans their "values"
Republicans in Minnesota get out the absentee vote message
Coleman, Wellstone, and the politics of purity
Workers say they can't get a fair shake from one of Minneapolis's most posh hotels
O forces Shakespeare to concede to Gore
The marathon of marathons: Holidazzle till it hurts
A lively election throws local artists from the palette to the ballot--revealing the true color of politics
Hip hop's next generation searches for a new label
Nymphomaniacal roommates! Meta-Willy Lomans! Dancing Canadians! City Pages reports from the biggest, baddest Minnesota Fringe Festival to date
Thanks to Clinton's foreign policy, 1998 could be the year of living dangerously for much of the world.
You'd think that Clinton's decision amounting to a death sentence for thousands of HIV-positive Americans might generate a public outcry. Instead, the chattering classes were obsessed with Dick Gephardt's speech at Harvard.
The budget deal is chock-full of outrageous considerations for corporations bought with campaign cash.
As evidence of public disgust mounts, Congress and the White House are continuing to stonewall on campaign finance reform
Paul Wellstone, the Senate's most liberal member, has called the deal "a budget without a soul." Yet even Wellstone refuses to break with Clinton, for he fails to offer a systemic analysis of how it came to be.
Bill Clinton raised a fortune for his campaign bid and became the first Democratic president re-elected since FDR. But his most enduring legacy may lie in the Republican Congress.
A conversation about the far-from-settled presidential field.