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  • June 24, 1999

    Love and Hate in Laramie

    Research assistance: Robin Reardon.

    Donna Minkowitz

  • June 24, 1999

    The Truth About Hate Crimes Laws

    It took the death of a young gay white man at the hands of two other young white men to bring the issue of violence aimed at lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgendered people to national consciousness. 

    Richard Kim

  • June 24, 1999

    Same-Sex Spouses in Canada

    On May 20, leaving its southern neighbor in the dust, Canada took a breathtaking leap forward in lesbian and gay rights.

    E.J. Graff

  • June 10, 1999

    The Officer and the Diva

    This spring, two important chapters in the surprising story of Israeli gay and lesbian politics concluded.

    Joshua Gamson

  • June 3, 1999

    Hot-Wiring High School

    The International Student Activism Alliance has been run by and for high school students since its founding in 1996. Read this report by Liza Featherstone, originally published in the June 21, 1999 issue of The Nation.

    Liza Featherstone

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  • April 1, 1999

    Whose Millennium?

    We want to change the world, and, therefore, we must ponder why people now have less confidence in the possibility of moving beyond the reign of capital than their ancestors did more than 150 year

    Daniel Singer

  • March 4, 1999

    Jobs, Justice–Joy

    The drinks were pouring, the flesh was pressing and a "dream team" of brassy, bluesy, soul and salsa players out to affiliate San Antonio's Tejano bands with the American Federation of Musicians

    JoAnn Wypijewski

  • February 25, 1999

    HOPE for Africa

    For more information on HOPE for Africa and Jesse Jackson Jr.'s views, see www.jessejacksonjr.org.

    Jesse Jackson Jr.

  • February 18, 1999

    Nonsilence = Death, Too?

    In seven novels and a collection of essays published since 1981, Sarah Schulman has methodically chronicled the history of her longtime neighborhood, Manhattan's East Village.

    Mark J. Huisman

  • February 1, 1999

    A Global Green Deal

    Government can do a lot to save the planet, from altering tax policies to aiding nascent industries. The money is there; all it takes now is the will.

    Mark Hertsgaard

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