What happened on November 05, 2000
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
All Sexed Up PETER GREEN, Peter Green is the former fiction critic of the London Daily Telegraph and a professor of classics at the University of Iowa
Can We Talk? LAURIE STONE, Laurie Stone, a former theater critic for The Nation and The Village Voice, is the author of "Laughing in the Dark: A Decade of Subversive Comedy."
The Betrayal JONATHAN LEVI, Jonathan Levi is a contributing writer to Book Review
The Wine-Dark Trance JOHN BALZAR, John Balzar is the author of "Yukon Alone: The World's Toughest Adventure Race." He is a national correspondent covering the oceans for The Times
Songlines SEAMUS HEANEY, Seamus Heaney was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1995. His essay is to be published as the introduction to a new edition of David Thomson's "The People of the Sea," forthcoming in November from Counterpoint Press
The New New Thing BRUCE STERLING, Bruce Sterling is the author, most recently, of "Zeitgeist" and "Holy Fire" and co-author with William Gibson of "The Difference Engine."
Insult to Injury ADAM BRESNICK, Adam Bresnick writes for several publications, including the (London) Times Literary Supplement
Say It Ain't So PETE HAMILL, Pete Hamill is the author of "A Drinking Life: A Memoir," "Snow in August" and "Why Sinatra Matters."
Hong Kong Tries On the Green TARAS GRESCOE, Taras Grescoe is a Montreal-based writer whose first book, "Sacre Blues: An Unsentimental Journey Through Quebec," has just been published by Toronto's McClelland & Stewart
Gregory Peck Steve Proffitt, Steve Proffitt, a contributing editor to Opinion, is an executive with an e-services consultancy
Photo Finish William Schneider, William Schneider, a contributing editor to Opinion, is a political analyst at CNN
A System Rigged for the Wealthy David Friedman, David Friedman, a contributing editor to Opinion, is a Markle senior fellow at New America Foundation
To Intervene or Not to Intervene Charles Wolf Jr., Charles Wolf Jr. is senior economic advisor and corporate fellow in international economics at Rand, and a research fellow at the Hoover Institution
Barbs, Brickbats and Picking the Best on the Ballot JOHN J. THATAMANIL, John J. Thatamanil is an assistant professor of religious studies at Millsaps College
More Than Abortion Ruling at Stake in Presidential Election Herman Schwartz, Herman Schwartz is a professor of constitutional law at American University and the author of "Packing the Courts: The Conservative Campaign to Rewrite the Constitution."
A Trade Pact Is Unlikely to Change Vietnam's Medieval Ways Robert Templer, Robert Templer is Southeast Asia editor for Strategic Intelligence and author of "Shadows and Wind: A View of Modern Vietnam."
Barbs, Brickbats and Picking the Best on the Ballot S.B. WOO, S. B. Woo is a former lieutenant governor of Delaware and a founding member of the 80-20 Initiative
Barbs, Brickbats and Picking the Best on the Ballot MARK WEISBROT, Mark Weisbrot is co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C
Barbs, Brickbats and Picking the Best on the Ballot EARL OFARI HUTCHINSON, Earl Ofari Hutchinson is author of "The Disappearance of Black Leadership" (Middle Passage Press, 2000)
Photo Finish James Q. Wilson, James Q. Wilson is emeritus professor of management and public policy at UCLA and the author of "Moral Judgment."
Hi-Tech Makes Its Political Mark Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a contributing editor to Opinion, is a senior associate at the School of Politics and Economics at Claremont Graduate University and a political analyst for KCAL-TV
Muslims in America Feel Betrayed MANSOOR IJAZ, Mansoor Ijaz, a Muslim American of Pakistani descent, is chairman of an investment firm in New York
Happy Endings MICHELLE HUNEVEN, Michelle Huneven last wrote for the magazine about preserved lemons
Thanks for the Memories Carolynn Carreno, Carolynn Carreno last wrote about lobster rolls for the magazine