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The Washington Monthly • 42 Years, 418 Issues, 7,592 Articles, 27,230pp
April 1999 Issue - 22 Articles
- Letters, pp. 2-3
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 4-8
Troops to Teachers... Lawmakers to Lobbyists... Ivy League Cops... Precocious Campaign ...
- The Death of Local Radio, pp. 9-11
In the last three years, corporate America has gobbled up much of the dial. But there's...
- The Silence of the Liberals, pp. 12-15
Conservatives are running the poverty debate--here's why liberals should join it.
- Monthly Journalism Award, pp. 16-17
- Left Behind, pp. 18-22
Everybody's leaving the welfare rolls--except Latinas.
- Growth is Not Enough, pp. 23-25
If you think a robust economy will automatically generate prosperity for all, think again.
- Guess Who Saved the South Bronx? Big Government, pp. 26-31
The silent partner in "community development."
- Who's Who, pp. 32-33
- Memo of the Month, pp. 34-35
On Political Books
[+] Lessons Not Learned (Review) , pp. 36-37
What the military missed in Somalia.
- Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden
[+] God and Mammon (Review) , pp. 38-41
The free market is less conservative than you think.
- Turbo-Capitalism by Edward N. Luttwak
[+] Giving Away the Farm (Review) , pp. 42-44
Why privatization won't solve social security's problems.
- Countdown to Reform by Henry J. Aaron and Robert D. Reischauer
[+] Cuckolded (Review) , p. 45
Face-Time, by Erik Tarloff
- Face-Time by Erik Tarloff
[+] Nomads (Review) , p. 46
Lost on Earth, by Mark Fritz
- Lost on Earth by Mark Fritz
[+] The First Clinton (Review) , p. 47
The Birth of Empire, by Evan Cornog
- The Birth of Empire by Evan Cornog
[+] Civics Lessons (Review) , pp. 48-50
The Secret Lives of Citizens, by Thomas Geoghegan
- The Secret Lives of Citizens by Thomas Geoghegan
[+] Honest Paul (Review) , p. 51
P. S., by Paul Simon
- P. S. by Paul Simon
[+] Chocolate Wars (Review) , p. 52
The Emperors of Chocolate, by Joel Glenn Brenner
- The Emperors of Chocolate by Joel Glenn Brenner
[+] The Next War (Review) , p. 53
Fighting for the Future, by Ralph Peters
- Fighting for the Future by Ralph Peters
[+] Future Shocked (Review) , pp. 54-55
Apocalypse Pretty Soon, by Alex Heard
- Apocalypse Pretty Soon by Alex Heard
- Tidbits and Outrages, pp. 56-58