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June 7, 1999 Issue

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  • Feature

    CCA, the Sequel

    James Neal is a short, muscular man with close-cropped hair who has spent the past twelve years behind bars for armed robbery.

    Eric Bates

  • No Sweat

    The bucolic, palm-studded campus of Stanford bears no resemblance to the old and gritty auto workers' summer camp at Port Huron, Michigan, where SDS was formed in 1962.

    Marc Cooper

  • Editorial

    Kosovars and Palestinians

    Many Jews have, understandably, seen parallels between the tragic events in Kosovo and their experiences of the Holocaust. But in fact, it is not a good parallel.

    Ghada Karmi

  • Iraqi Sideshow Continues

    On May 12 the Iraqi News Agency reported the deaths of twelve people, including two children, and 200 head of livestock near the northern city of Mosul, caused by American bombs.

    Dilip Hiro

  • ‘We Are All Albanians’

    The other day on the BBC news I saw a young, educated and eloquent Serbian woman speaking about the life of ordinary citizens under the NATO bombing. The Serbian citizens are afraid, she said.

    Slavenka Drakulic

  • Europe’s New Divide

    How can you doubt the progressive nature of NATO missiles when they are blessed by Europe's socialists and the radical heroes of the sixties?

    Daniel Singer

  • Israel Chooses Peace

    The Israeli election is good news indeed.

    The Editors

  • Column

    Smart Bombs

    There was quite an astonishing little item in the paper recently about the sort of thing that makes me glad I grew up in the inner city: i.e., the national proliferation of "assassination games"

    Patricia J. Williams

  • Welcome Out, Amy Fisher

    We welcome out Ms. Amy Fisher
    And all of us sincerely wish her
    Success in any field she might embrace.
    We hope that she'll avoid the showy,

    Calvin Trillin

  • Books & the Arts

    Episode I–The Phantom Menace

    Not only now but every week, I am reminded at two-minute intervals of the influence of Star Wars.

    Stuart Klawans

  • Monthly Review at 50

    Monthly Review celebrated its semicentennial on May 7 with a Manhattan bash featuring loyalists Ossie Davis, Adrienne Rich and Cornel West, and a special retrospective May issue put togeth

    Paul Buhle

  • Of Time and the Artist

    One afternoon in 1985, I rode in a taxi down Broadway with the physicist I.I. Rabi, discussing time and age.

    Arthur C. Danto
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