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  • December 9, 1999

    The Battle Beyond Seattle

    A little broken glass in the streets of Seattle has transformed the World Trade Organization into a popular icon for the unregulated globalization that tramples human values on every continent, a

    William Greider

  • November 25, 1999

    Insider Enrichment

    When the Clinton Administration privatized the United States Enrichment Corporation (USEC) last year, critics warned that the new company would seek to back out of a historic but unprofitable dea

    Ken Silverstein and Ian Urbina

  • November 11, 1999

    Microsoft’s Fatal Error

    Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson's factual findings in United States v. Microsoft, released November 5, spell the doom of Microsoft as we have known it.

    Eben Moglen

  • October 21, 1999

    George W. Bush: Calling for Philip Morris

    The Nation Institute's Investigative Fund provided research support.

    Bob Dreyfuss

  • September 16, 1999

    CBS-Viacom Nuptials

    An abbreviated version of this article appeared in the October 4, 1999 issue.

    Mark Crispin Miller

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  • July 1, 1999

    Millions for Viagra, Pennies for Diseases of the Poor

    Almost three times as many people, most of them in tropical countries of the Third World, die of preventable, curable diseases as die of AIDS.

    Ken Silverstein

  • June 10, 1999

    The Company Picnic

    A Wall Street Journal poll of 350 major corporations found that the median compensation, including stock options, for CEOs last year was $2,635,799. That was a growth of 3.1 percent.

    Robert Sherrill

  • June 3, 1999

    Wall Street Analysts Do a Cautious Reassessment of Technology Offerings

    Perhaps one shouldn't simply glom
    On any stock that ends ".com"--
    Except it's hard to tell just which
    Of them will make you filthy rich.

    Calvin Trillin

  • May 13, 1999

    Texaco on Trial

    Like virtually everyone else in San Carlos, Ecuador, Hugo Ureña never imagined that danger might lurk in the shiny black liquid that began appearing in the water near his home roughly thi

    Eyal Press

  • April 15, 1999

    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

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