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Stop the Presses


  • October 21, 1999

    Fashion Statements

    October is here, and once again it's time for post-season playoffs, foliage and fashion magazines thicker than the Old Testament with seasonal guidance for the young and voguish.

    Eric Alterman

  • October 7, 1999

    Navigating The Atlantic

    Michael Kelly said all the right things upon being appointed to head the 142-year-old beacon of American letters, The Atlantic Monthly.

    Eric Alterman

  • September 23, 1999

    A Euro Without a Europe

    "The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting," writes Milan Kundera in The Book of Laughter and Forgetting. But in the US media today, nothing is so priz

    Eric Alterman

  • September 9, 1999

    Little Limbaughs and the Fire Next Time

    Residents of Skaneateles, New York, complained to visiting reporters about the Clintons' decision to make themselves relatively scarce on their recent vacation.

    Eric Alterman

  • February 25, 1999

    Tilting at Rumor Mills

    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

    Eric Alterman

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  • January 28, 1999

    A Cold War Over the Cold War?

    Yale University Press's Annals of Communism series, begun in 1995, is among the most ambitious and influential scholarly undertakings to address the historical role of Communism and the Soviet

    Eric Alterman

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