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March 15, 1999 | The Nation

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March 15, 1999

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Social Security's future is the first, and gargantuan, legislative issue of the post-Monica era.

Having hit Saddam Hussein where it hurts--in the Republican Guard barracks, military intelligence headquarters and other strategic components of his regime's power base--during Operation Dese

For more information on HOPE for Africa and Jesse Jackson Jr.'s views, see www.jessejacksonjr.org.

Columns

Says super-tough guy Giuliani:

To fight this mighty Amazon, he

Is salivating. Yes, to beard her

He'd get real tough (and even weirder).

Minority Report

The best day's work that Lenin ever did was to publish the secret treaties that the Bolsheviks found in the archives of the czarist regime.

Stop the Presses

Now that the Constitution has been rescued and sexual McCarthyism discredited, perhaps the most durable legacy of the Lewinsky mess is the central location of the right-wing slime machine on th

Articles

Y2K is coming, ready or not. Right now, mostly not.

Books & the Arts

Book

Flirtatious and ferocious at the same time, Secretary of State Madeleine Albright stamps the world stage over Kosovo, threatening fire from heaven if Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic does no

Film

Although the producers of the Academy Awards ceremony like to boast that a billion people watch their broadcast, I take comfort in knowing that another 5 billion do not.

On the fourth of August last year in San Antonio, the Alamo rumbled.

Book

On a trip to Russia in 1995 I was told by the young writers I met there that when a certain famed Soviet novelist returned to his native land, he was an offensive anachronism to them.