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November 22, 1999 Issue

  • Editorials

    Debt: Just Forget It

    For two decades the International Monetary Fund and its major client, the US Treasury, have made privatization, austere social budgets and market deregulation conditions of loans to the world's p

    Jeff Faux

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  • Books and the Arts

    Just a Cannes Job?

    Ever since Rosetta won the top prize at this year's Cannes festival, American journalists have puzzled over the jury's decision, or written it off as mere insolence.

    Stuart Klawans

  • A Dialectical Humanism

    To my distress and perhaps to my delight, I order things in accordance with my passions.... I put in my pictures everything I like.

    Andy Merrifield

  • A Son’s Own Story

    If you are looking for a piece of new evidence that will finally vindicate or convict Alger Hiss with certainty, you won't find it in Tony Hiss's poignant father-son memoir, A View From Alger'

    Jack Gelber

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