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  • January 20, 2000

    ‘The First Environmentalists’

    For thirty years, since the publication of Silent Spring and Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, the growth of the environmental movement has been fueled with sorrow for the decimation o

    Mindy Pennybacker

  • January 6, 2000

    Brownout at School

    The Color of School Reform represents the kind of scholarship that by rights should influence the design of smart policy.

    David Kirp

  • December 2, 1999

    Stop-Time in the Levant

    It is remarkable to what extent almost anything having to do with the Middle East in this country--be it political, cultural, historical or even personal--is permeated by the triumphalist vision

    Ammiel Alcalay

  • November 4, 1999

    The ‘Right’ Books and Big Ideas

    Abigail Thernstrom, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and her husband, Harvard professor Stephan Thernstrom, would like to thank the John M.

    Eric Alterman

  • October 28, 1999

    The Life of a Black Man

    A stay of execution was issued October 26.

    Angela Y. Davis, June Jordan and Alice Walker

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  • October 28, 1999

    Turning Back the Clock On Voting Rights

    Research assistance was provided by the Investigative Fund of The Nation Institute and the Fund for Investigative Journalism.

    Ron Nixon

  • September 23, 1999

    Ragtime, My Time

    As the youngest of five girls and two boys growing up in Cincinnati, Ohio, I was raised to believe that if I worked hard, was a good person and always told the truth, the world would be my oyster

    Alton Fitzgerald White

  • September 9, 1999

    A Haunted Journey

    After the war life will begin to stir once again, but we won't be here, we will have vanished just as the Aztecs have vanished.

    Daniel Singer

  • August 19, 1999

    Saving History From the Shredder

    They call him "the world's most famous bank guard": Christoph Meili, the former night watchman at the Union Bank of Switzerland in Zurich who in 1997 rescued from the shredder documents that desc

    Jon Wiener

  • August 19, 1999

    Living La Vida ‘Loca’

    Few Latino writers have challenged homophobia and machismo as fiercely as Jaime Manrique.

    George De Stefano

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