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May 3, 1999 | The Nation

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May 3, 1999

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We Hungarians entered NATO on March 12.

In an effort to find common political ground on the vexing issue of public school reform, The Nation passes on to its readers a set of provocative proposals from Ron K.

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We're bombing you back to the Stone Age, Slobo,

To teach you that you must behave.

When all of our bombing is finished, Slobo,

Minority Report

In the very first days of Kosovo's drama of the dispossessed--a calculated atrocity that Slobodan Milosevic probably thinks of as his "exodus strategy"--the most amazing mantra began to be emitt

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"'Gotta go to Moraga!' That's what everybody says," notes a visitor to the Oz-like place where the American educational revolution is being plotted: "That's the code word for going to the mounta

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After we admit that all historical circumstances are specific and all sufferings absolute--that Serbian "police" are not Nazis and ethnic Albanians not Jews (and NATO forces cannot be compared p

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The high moral tone in Washington and London about "rogue" states, such as Iraq, building arsenals of biological weapons belies a shameful past.

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Recent French philosophy has been most passionately loved and hated for its militant radicalism.

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Knowledge of Khrushchev's reaction cited above is personal; he was the author's grandfather.