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Philip Weiss

September 28, 2009 |
Who Is Barack Obama?

And why do people say such loopy, ugly things about him? The enduring rot in American politics.

May 26, 2008 | Feature
The Affairs of Men

The trouble with sex and marriage.

December 17, 2007 | Features
The Fantasist

Accused of paying underage girls for sex, superrich money manager Jeffrey Epstein is finding that living in a dream world is dangerous—even if you can pay for it.

September 3, 2007
Watching Matt Drudge

He hides, but craves attention. He is prurient and prudish, powerful and paranoid, an icon of the right who seems obsessed with making Hillary Clinton our next president. And he has America caught in the grip of his contradictions.

April 23, 2007 | Features
One, Two, Three, Four, Can a Columbia Movement Rise Once More?

Amid echoes of 1968, a new kind of radicalism struggles to be born.

May 8, 2006
Fishing With Howell

Life lessons from the former Times editor, whose new memoir, The One That Got Away, shows him living by the same manly code, whether in the midst of a great journalism scandal or on a trout stream.

January 16, 2006 | Feature
A Guy Named Craig

How a schlumpy IBM refugee found you your apartment, your boyfriend, your new couch, your afternoon sex partner—and now finds himself killing your newspaper.

October 3, 2005 | Feature
How the Antiwar Was Won

The ghosts of Vietnam haunting the Iraq war are also lurking over the movement against it.

August 8, 2005 | Profile
George Soros’s Right-Wing Twin

Multibillionaire commodities king Bruce Kovner is the patron saint of the neoconservatives, the new Lincoln Center’s crucial Medici, owner of a vast Fifth Avenue mansion—and the most powerful New Yorker you’ve never heard of.

May 24, 2004 | Feature
Stalking Her Killer

In 1976, a young Peace Corps worker in Tonga stabbed Deborah Gardner, another volunteer, 22 times, and went free, with the help of the U.S. government. The killer is alive and well and living in New York City.