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  • 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

  • November 4, 1999

    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

  • October 21, 1999

    George W. Bush: Calling for Philip Morris

    The Nation Institute's Investigative Fund provided research support.

    Bob Dreyfuss

  • October 14, 1999

    Labor’s Labors

    Marking the fourth year of president John Sweeney's tenure, the 13-million-member AFL-CIO had much to celebrate at its biennial convention in Los Angeles in mid-October.

    the Editors

  • October 14, 1999

    Thurow’s Infonomics

    We are entering, techno-boosters breathlessly proclaim, a "third industrial revolution," that of the "knowledge-based" or "new" economy.

    Robert J. Crawford

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  • October 7, 1999

    Is the Boston Tea Party Over?

    Anyone who has led a discussion on the economy or trade or globalization in this country has faced the question, Should I buy American? Sounds simple enough.

    John Cavanagh

  • September 16, 1999

    CBS-Viacom Nuptials

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

    Mark Crispin Miller

  • 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 24, 1999

    America’s Disappeared

    Nearly three years after the inauguration of welfare reform, Congress and the Clinton Administration would do well to reflect upon the admonition of Dorothy Day, the founder of the Catholic Worke

    Paul Wellstone

  • 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