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2003 Stories by John Giuffo

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  • New York's finest protection—as long as you're a relative

    published December 16, 2003

    A true story, New York Times reporter David Kocieniewski's The Brass Wall is almost too juicy in its James Ellroy swagger to be... More >>

  • How the U.S. 'Master Race' Helped Breed Selective Science

    published November 18, 2003

    National Socialism, as Rudolph Hess observed, was "nothing but applied biology." It was a philosophy based on genes that crushed mainly Jews, but... More >>

  • Gopher Baroque

    published October 7, 2003

    What do viruses that pass from online hosts to silicon carriers, books that teach the most powerful aspects of culture and train readers to use... More >>

  • Re-enter Sandman

    published September 16, 2003

    Neil Gaiman's improbable recipe for delicious literary success: Take one young British journalist disillusioned with the comics he loved as a... More >>

  • Apartheid, American-Style?

    published August 19, 2003

    Euphemisms, Orwell argued, are not only inaccurate but often intentionally misleading, so it's right to start off with a description of East New... More >>

  • Subtext

    published August 19, 2003

    By focusing not on the forces that create "urban wastelands" but on the growing set of private, public, and not-for-profit organizations that are... More >>

  • Big Plan on Campus

    published August 5, 2003

    There's a fopped-out statue of Thomas Jefferson on the steps to Columbia's journalism school that just about sums up the university's history,... More >>

  • The West Wingman

    published May 27, 2003

    The last thing Clinton White House strategist Sidney Blumenthal's groin-pull of a hagiography can be called is objective. That's OK though,... More >>

  • Making Headlines

    published April 15, 2003

    News holes are shrinking, staffs are being slashed (coupled with what some say is the worst hiring slump in 50 years), and Fox News is the... More >>

  • Minority Retort

    published March 18, 2003

    Earlier this month, the editors at the left-wing political journal posted a challenge to Ann Coulter and Bernard Goldberg,... More >>

  • Pataki's SUNY Shock

    published February 11, 2003

    Hunter College freshman Crystalina Rosario is grateful—grateful to be in school, for the tuition assistance she gets, for the SEEK aid that... More >>

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