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25 Years of the Harper's Index
by via Democracy Now
Tuesday Dec 23rd, 2008 9:48 AM
Tuesday, December 23, 2008 :Harper's Magazine is marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of its popular monthly feature, the Harper's Index. The Index reports sometimes funny, often sobering political realities through statistics and unusual figures. Turn to this month's edition, and you'll find out things like how much the Bush campaign paid Enron and Halliburton for use of corporate jets during the 2000 recount, or the estimated total calories members of Congress burned giving President Bush's 2002 State of the Union standing ovations.
Rick MacArthur, Publisher and president of Harper’s Magazine. His latest book is called You Can’t Be President: The Outrageous Barriers to Democracy in America.

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