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January 31, 2000 Issue


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  • Feature

    Gay Teens Fight Back

    Jared Nayfack was 11 years old and living in the heart of conservative Orange County, California, when he told his best friend from school that he was gay--"and my friend then came out to me," sa

    Doug Ireland

  • Global Agenda

    The promise of Seattle was captured in an antic moment observed by one young environmental activist.

    William Greider

  • Editorial

    The Beat

    New Year, New Party Vermont voters have elected Independent Bernie Sanders to five terms in the US House, sent four independent progressives to their state legislature an

    John Nichols

  • AOL’s Big Byte

    Only a few days before the announcement of the AOL-Time Warner merger, Time Warner chief executive Gerald Levin took part in a CNN discussion on the future of the media.

    the Editors
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  • Books & the Arts

    Rescuer Down Under

    I would call Holy Smoke a drawing-room comedy if the film showed a drawing room, a comedy of manners if its characters had any.

    Stuart Klawans

  • ‘The Last Uprising’

    At the time of writing, Carl Bromley had just returned from a pilgrimage to Truffaut's grave in Paris.

    Carl Bromley

  • Round the World in 80 Ways

    John Ghazvinian is completing a PhD at Oxford University on the early history of tourism.

    John Ghazvinian

  • Benjamin & the City of Light

    In September 1940, with a weak heart and even frailer nerves, Walter Benjamin carried on an old smugglers' path in the French Pyrenean foothills a big black briefcase stuffed with a manuscript th

    Andy Merrifield
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