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February 14, 2000 Issue


  • Features

    Unfinished Business

    As he travels around the country, musing aloud on his hopes for the future, Bill Clinton inspires an unintended melancholy about his presidency.

    William Greider

  • Letter From Zambia

    "The problem with taking a blood sample for your malaria test is that the cockroaches may eat it in the night," announced the nurse. "Ants are an even worse problem.

    Mark Lynas

  • Editorials

    Rebel Yell

    The recent march in Columbia, South Carolina, demanding the removal of the Confederate battle flag from atop the state Capitol is the latest episode in a long-running debate over the legacy of sl

    Eric Foner

  • California’s Knightmare

    W hen the Vermont Supreme Court ruled December 20 that denying the statutory benefits and protections of marriage to same-sex couples was discriminatory, conservatives began frothing at the mouth

    Doug Ireland

  • Fresh Airwaves

    Media critics are more accustomed to pointing out problems than pointing to victories.

    Danny Schechter

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  • Books and the Arts

    Rebel Yell

    The recent march in Columbia, South Carolina, demanding the removal of the Confederate battle flag from atop the state Capitol is the latest episode in a long-running debate over the legacy of sl

    Eric Foner

  • Not Dead Yet

    Critics predicted the death of literature for much of the twentieth century, but at the dawn of the Internet age, the mantra is becoming conventional wisdom.

    Eric Alterman

  • Was It Good Party Music?

    Lionel Trilling once commented that "if ever we want to remind ourselves of the nature and power of art, we have only to think of how accurate reactionary governments are in their awareness of th

    Jeremy Eichler

  • Earth in the Balance

    Anonymous is a landscape architect. Not for these placemakers the recognition given to their peers in building. Planners may stand side by side with mayors boasting of some grand projet.

    Jane Holtz Kay

  • As Maine Goes, So Goes…

    Frederick Wiseman's latest film, Belfast, Maine, is having its New York premiere in the best possible setting, as the opening feature in a full retrospective of his work.

    Stuart Klawans

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