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  • 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 27, 1999

    White Shirt, Blue Collar

    In 1992, as the United States wallowed in recession, presidential candidate Bill Clinton began to use the term "working middle class" to describe millions of Americans who were being hurt by the

    Stanley Aronowitz

  • May 13, 1999

    Labor’s Foundations

    Deep in the pages of the biweekly Chronicle of Philanthropy lies the "New Grants" section.

    Colman McCarthy

  • 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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  • April 1, 1999

    If Poverty Is the Question…

    What does it mean to be poor in America? We can offer no single description of American poverty.

    Paul Wellstone

  • March 18, 1999

    A Nike Sneak

    On January 11 Joseph Ha, a Nike vice president, sent what he thought was a confidential letter to Cu Thi Hau, Vietnam's highest-ranking labor official.

    Eyal Press

  • March 4, 1999

    Sanctions as Siege Warfare

    The continuing American bombing of Iraq has drawn attention away from the international debate over economic sanctions against Baghdad and their toll on the Iraqi people.

    Joy Gordon

  • 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.