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  • November 18, 1999

    Raising a Ruckus

    Somewhere amid the dancing sea turtles and bustling WTO bureaucrats, the angry anarchists and the Al Gore entourage, the striking steelworkers and the billionaires in town to sip cocktails with B

    John Nichols

  • November 18, 1999

    States’ Rights and the WTO

    The World Trade Organization imposes obligations on state and local governments that limit their ability to protect consumers, establish environmental standards and undertake economic stimulus in

    Dennis Kucinich

  • 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

  • September 16, 1999

    Ending Timor’s Ordeal

    Indonesia's scorched-earth compliance with international pressure on East Timor has left Dili, the capital, in ruins, displaced some 100,000 people to refugee camps under the control of the bruta

    the Editors

  • September 9, 1999

    Behind the Blue Helmets

    The new US envoy to the United Nations, Richard Holbrooke, has personal experience of how frustrating it can be to negotiate, even when speaking in the name of that mega-cliché, "the world

    Ian Williams

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  • September 2, 1999

    Holbrooke’s Time to Lead

    In assuming his position at the United Nations, ambassador Richard Holbrooke brings his personal access to power, a sharp intelligence and a capacity, unusual in government, to translate ideas in

    the Editors

  • June 10, 1999

    Dark Victory

    The Kosovo settlement negotiated by the G-8 countries is cause for relief but not celebration.

    the Editors

  • June 10, 1999

    Reflections on the War

    Only the most dedicated spinmaster at the White House would have the audacity to claim victory as the outcome of the NATO war, especially at this stage.

    Richard Falk

  • June 10, 1999

    Kosovo Teach-In

    In a sign of mounting opposition to the Clinton Administration's war policies, more than a thousand people participated in a five-hour teach-in on May 23 in Los Angeles.

    Various Contributors

  • June 3, 1999

    No Impunity for Milosevic

    One of the notable achievements of the indictment issued on May 24 by the UN's International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia--beyond fixing individual responsibility for Serbia's brut

    the Editors