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April 24, 2000

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Editorials

Despite all the palaver, the denouement came quickly.

"Seattle East," "A16," "Mobilization for Global Justice"--by whatever name you call it, a coalition of Teamsters and turtles, students and scholars, church, human rights, consumer and environment

From Seattle to Washington After last fall's anti-WTO protests rocked Seattle and the world, activists asked, "What next?" The answer is a week of teach-ins, lobbying, ma

Columns

Yes, any Cuban kid would thrive right here.
At Disney World he'd surely have a ball.
And over there he lacks what we revere.
So maybe we should simply snatch them all.

Stop the Presses

The editors of The New York Times Magazine had a good idea recently.

Articles

Ajit Singh

Ajit Singh, who graduated from Punjab University and obtained his PhD at the University of California, Berkeley, is professor of economics at Cambridge University.

A massive natural disaster reminds us why people worldwide have been engaged by the issue of debt relief.

Students heading for DC are bringing more than a toothbrush and a change of underwear.

Noam Chomsky is a longtime political activist, writer and professor of linguistics at MIT.

The financial crisis that collapsed Asian economies in mid-1997 and then bounced around the world was a distant sideshow to most Americans until it reached Wall Street.

Books & the Arts

Book

In the early 1920s, E.M.

Theater

"I just wanted to give a taste of what it feels like to be two-sided," said Sam Shepard, explaining his motivation for writing True West. "It's a real thing, double nature.

Film

In the role of New Yorker writer Joseph Mitchell--source and subject alike of Joe Gould's Secret--Stanley Tucci adopts the hesitant drawl of a displaced Southern aristocrat, who goe

Book

It really is about time we had the letters of Rebecca West.