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May 3, 1999 Issue

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  • Feature

    The Education of Mike Milken

    "'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

    Russ Baker

  • Editorial

    Voucher Veto

    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.

    Ron K. Unz

  • Nationalism Unleashed

    We Hungarians entered NATO on March 12.

    George Konrad
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  • Column

    Ethnic Poisoning

    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

    Christopher Hitchens

  • Battle Hymn

    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,

    Calvin Trillin

  • Books & the Arts

    Solzhenitsyn’s History Lesson

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

    Nina Khrushcheva

  • Bioterrorism Hits Home

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

    Peter Pringle

  • France’s Philosophe Impolitique

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

    Richard Shusterman

  • Accountant of Death

    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

    Stuart Klawans
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