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2001 Stories by Ward Harkavy

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  • Inside Eric's Brain

    published August 21, 2001

    Eric Lindros has had a reputation for being incredibly hardheaded. Considering all the concussions he's suffered, though,you can forget about... More >>

  • Be Like Ike

    published July 24, 2001

    All that sports-marketing hype aimed at kids by pro sports may not be working. Practically all mainstream sports are losing kids' interest,... More >>

  • Watts Up

    published May 15, 2001

    They had no choice. First they were thrown into New York mental hospitals. then they were forced by the courts to undergo electroshock therapy.... More >>

  • Reading Between the Lines

    published May 1, 2001

    Literacy Partners Inc., gossip columnist Liz Smith's pet charity, may rake in an ever increasing amount of dough from rich New Yorkers, and its... More >>

  • From the Subprime to the Ridiculous

    published April 17, 2001

    A guerrilla war that has dealt serious defeats to predatory lenders has spread from states like North Carolina and Massachusetts to big cities... More >>

  • The Gospel According to the A.G.

    published April 10, 2001

    In a speech that never surfaced during his confirmation hearing but reveals much about his agenda as attorney general, John Ashcroft clearly laid... More >>

  • The Castration of Wayne DuMond

    published March 6, 2001

    As Wayne DuMond listened last week to billionaire fugitive Marc Rich's explanation that Bill Clinton pardoned him for "humanitarian" reasons, he... More >>

  • An Embarrassment of Riches

    published February 6, 2001

    Already controlling more money than any other person of color in the history of the planet, H. Carl McCall got the strangest break last November... More >>

  • Scandal Handling 101

    published January 30, 2001

    The stonewalling has only just begun. The most experienced scandal handler in recent American politics comes to senator Hillary Rodham Clinton's... More >>

  • Let Us Prey

    published January 23, 2001

    Pastor Gaspar Anastasi preaches that the blood of Jesus washes away sin. His church, Word of Life Ministries, is so deeply implicated by... More >>

  • Spit-Shining a Scandal

    published January 23, 2001

    Three days before he was swept out of D.C., Andrew Cuomo swept into his home state to try to wash away the stain of the HUD 203(k) scandal that... More >>

  • Seduced and Abandoned

    published January 16, 2001

    Three years ago, even before a gang of Long Islanders began savaging Harlem and Brooklyn with a monumental rehab-loan scam that milked the U.S.... More >>

  • HUD: The Horror Movie

    published January 9, 2001

    The biggest single alleged profiteer from the massive HUD rehab-loan fraud case that devastated the housing market in Harlem and Brooklyn turned... More >>

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