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  1. The Academy: Culture War, Round 3077
    Congress wants to fund area studies---and monitor them, too
    The American Prospect, January 2004, pp. 65-66
  2. [+]
    An Actor Prepares (Review)
    On Reagan, by Ronnie Dugger
    1. On Reagan by Ronnie Dugger
    The Nation, November 26, 1983, pp. 545-546
  3. After the Failed Faiths
    Beyond Individualism, Marxism, and Multiculturalism
    World Policy Journal, Spring 1995, pp. 61-68
  4. Books & the Arts
    [+]
    Again the Yogi and the Commissar (Review)
    Mysticism and Morality, by Arthur C. Danto
    1. Mysticism and Morality by Arthur C. Danto
    The Nation, September 17, 1973, pp. 245-246
  5. [+]
    All the President's Pets (Review)
    Lapdogs: How the Press Rolled Over for Bush, by Eric Boehlert
    1. Lapdogs: How the Press Rolled Over for Bush by Eric Boehlert
    The American Prospect, July 2006, pp. 52-53
  6. [+]
    Anti-Anti-Americanism (2 Reviews)
    Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace, by Gore Vidal
    1. Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace by Gore Vidal
    2. Why Do People Hate America? by Ziauddin Sardar and Merryl Wyn Davies
    Dissent, Winter 2003, pp. 103-106
  7. Articles
    Antiwar Movement Redux
    Jump-Start for the Peace Process
    The Nation, January 7, 1991, pp. 8-10
  8. [+]
    Appointment With Destiny (Review)
    The Politics of Presidential Appointment, by Sheldon Hackney
    1. The Politics of Presidential Appointment by Sheldon Hackney
    The Washington Monthly, January 2003, p. 53
  9. [+]
    Appreciating Radical Liberalism (Review)
    Intellectuals in Action, by Kevin Mattson
    1. Intellectuals in Action by Kevin Mattson
    Dissent, Fall 2002, pp. 99-101
  10. Berkeley's Right Angles
    The American Scholar, Summer 2000, pp. 107-112
  11. The Big Mouse
    The Library of Congress's political cowardice
    The New Republic, January 22, 1996, pp. 12-14
  12. Blips, Bites & Savvy Talk
    Dissent, Winter 1990, pp. 18-26
  13. [+]
    Brief Review (Review)
    Pig Earth, by John Berger
    1. Pig Earth by John Berger
    The New Republic, September 20, 1980, pp. 40-42
  14. [+]
    Brilliant and Cranky by Turns (Review)
    Revolutionaries, by E.J. Hobsbawm
    1. Revolutionaries by E.J. Hobsbawm
    The Nation, February 2, 1974, p. 151
  15. [+]
    Bringing Back the Buffalo (Review)
    Dance the Eagle to Sleep, by Marge Piercy
    1. Dance the Eagle to Sleep by Marge Piercy
    The Nation, December 7, 1970, p. 601
  16. The Bulldozer and the Big Tent (2007)
    Blind Republicans, Lame Democrats, and the Recovery of American Ideals
    1 Review
  17. Busy Being Born (1974)
    1 Review
  18. Campaign Images
    Mirrors Within Mirrors
    Dissent, Fall 1984, pp. 400-402
  19. [+]
    Canada and the United States (Review)
    Bringing the War Home, by Jeremy Varon
    1. Bringing the War Home by Jeremy Varon
    The American Historical Review, October 2005, p. 1213
  20. The Carpenter
    The New Republic, December 7, 1974, pp. 32-36
  21. Che
    The Nation, March 30, 1970, pp. 381-384
  22. Articles
    The Chill Is On
    The Screening Out of "Lou Grant"
    The Nation, June 26, 1982, pp. 772-775
  23. The Clinton-Lewinsky Obsession
    How the press made a scandal of itself.
    The Washington Monthly, December 1998, pp. 13-19
  24. Communications
    Comments on the Canon
    Dissent, Spring 1990, pp. 253-255
  25. Books & the Arts
    [+]
    The Compleat Outside Agitator (Review)
    Rules for Radicals, by Saul D. Alinsky
    1. Rules for Radicals by Saul D. Alinsky
    The Nation, October 18, 1971, p. 373
  26. Arguments
    Complexity and Coalitions
    Dissent, Spring 1997, pp. 92-94
  27. A Critical Culture
    Dissent, Winter 2000, p. 39
  28. The Culture of Celebrity
    Dissent, Summer 1998, pp. 81-84
  29. Daniel Ellsberg and the New Heroism
    Commonweal, September 3, 1971, pp. 447-450
  30. Daumier Drew Bourgeoisie with Acid Eye
    In These Times, May 9, 1979, p. 23
  31. The Demonization of Political Correctness
    Dissent, Fall 1995, pp. 486-497
  32. [+]
    Developing a Marxist Aesthetics (Review)
    Art and Society, by Adolfo Sanchez-Vazquez
    1. Art and Society by Adolfo Sanchez-Vazquez
    The Nation, September 20, 1975, p. 250
  33. Comments and Opinions
    The Elections
    Dissent, Winter 1997, pp. 7-8
  34. [+]
    Elite Retreat (Review)
    The Paradox of American Democracy, by John B. Judis
    1. The Paradox of American Democracy by John B. Judis
    The Washington Monthly, March 2000, pp. 52-53
  35. Empire and Myopia
    Dissent, Spring 2002, pp. 24-26
  36. Books & the Arts
    [+]
    To the Far Side of the Abyss (Review)
    Post-Scarcity Anarchism, by Murray Bookchin
    1. Post-Scarcity Anarchism by Murray Bookchin
    The Nation, March 6, 1972, p. 309
  37. [+]
    Florida Fantasy (Review)
    American Beach, by Russ Rymer
    1. American Beach by Russ Rymer
    Dissent, Winter 2000, pp. 122-124
  38. Forum: Television Looks at Itself
    The Harpers Monthly, March 1985, pp. 39-54
  39. The Ghost at the Banquet
    At This Year's Convention in Chicago, the Democrats Will Try to Lay the Spirit of '68 t...
    In These Times, September 2, 1996, pp. 12-13
  40. Glib, Tawdry, Savvy & Standardized
    Television and American Culture
    Dissent, Summer 1993, pp. 351-355
  41. [+]
    The Greeding of America (Review)
    William Greider's diagnosis of America's ills is on the mark. But even he can't find a ...
    1. Who Will Tell The People? by William Greider
    The Washington Monthly, July 1992, pp. 54-56
  42. Grizzled Minstrels of Angst
    The American Scholar, Spring 2002, pp. 95-100
  43. Exchange
    Hatchet Man's Heresy Hunt...
    The Nation, April 3, 2006, p. 2
  44. Homage to Paul Goodman
    The New York Review of Books, August 31, 1972, pp. 17-18
  45. Books & the Arts
    [+]
    How Do We Mean To Live Our Lives? (Review)
    After the Revolution?, by Robert A. Dahl
    1. After the Revolution? by Robert A. Dahl
    The Nation, August 16, 1971, p. 117
  46. [+]
    I.F. Stone (Review)
    Who Rules America?, by G. William Domhoff
    1. Who Rules America? by G. William Domhoff
    Ramparts Magazine, February 1968, pp. 58-61
  47. Books & the Arts
    [+]
    Ideological Potpourri (Review)
    Crooked Paths, by Peter Clecak
    1. Crooked Paths by Peter Clecak
    The Nation, March 12, 1977, p. 309
  48. Imagebusters
    The American Prospect, Winter 1994, pp. 42-49
  49. Controversy
    Imagebusters, the Sequel
    The American Prospect, Spring 1994, pp. 108-114
  50. Inside Prime Time (1984)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  51. The Intellectuals and the Flag (2006)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  52. [+]
    John Lennon Speaking (Review)
    Lennon Remembers, by Jann S. Wenner and John Lennon
    1. Lennon Remembers by Jann S. Wenner and John Lennon
    Commonweal, September 22, 1972, pp. 500-502
  53. Notebook
    John Singer Sargent
    Dissent, Summer 2000, pp. 97-99
  54. Joking Wen Is the Best Revenge
    In These Times, May 9, 1984, p. 16
  55. The Last Page
    Dissent, Summer 1999, pp. 128-130
  56. The Left after Forty Years
    Dissent, Winter 1994, p. 12
  57. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, May 9, 1968, pp. 40-44
  58. Liberal Arts vs. Info-Glut
    Separating the Wheat from the Chaff.
    In These Times, September 20, 1998, p. 30
  59. The Mall
    My battle with Norman Podhoretz
    The New Republic, October 8, 2007, pp. 14-16
  60. Culture & Books
    Media
    Hello Henhouse? Fox Calling
    The American Prospect, April 2005, pp. 53-54
  61. Culture & Books
    Media
    Times Out of Joint
    The American Prospect, December 2006, pp. 51-52
  62. Media Unlimited (2002)
    How the Torrent of Images and Sounds Overwhelms Our Lives
    2 Reviews, 2 Readable
  63. Culture & Books
    Media: All the President's Friends
    The American Prospect, January 2006, pp. 47-48
  64. Currents
    Media: Brooks No Argument
    A closer look at the Times' newest columnist
    The American Prospect, October 2003, p. 33
  65. Currents
    Media: It Was a Very Bad Year
    Bill Keller marks one year at the Times. Don't expect many parties
    The American Prospect, July 2004, pp. 31-33
  66. Currents
    Media: Signs of a Pulse
    The press is starting to take on Bush---finally
    The American Prospect, September 2003, pp. 55-56
  67. Currents
    Media: Swifter Than Truth
    Think the media have learned anything from the "Swift"-boat affair?
    The American Prospect, November 2004, pp. 29-30
  68. Culture & Books
    Media: The Harder He Blows
    The American Prospect, April 2006, pp. 35-36
  69. Currents
    Media: The Pro-War Post
    The paper's opinion columns turn hawkish on Iraq
    The American Prospect, April 2003, pp. 43-44
  70. Currents
    Media: Through a Lens, Starkly
    Perfect English: what we can learn from Brit documentaries
    The American Prospect, November 2003, pp. 59-60
  71. Media: We Disport, We Deride
    It's all attitude, all the time at FOX News
    The American Prospect, February 2003, pp. 43-44
  72. Culture & Books
    Media: Who Gives a Flying Flag?
    The American Prospect, September 2005, pp. 33-34
  73. Memo to the Peace Movement
    Time to Move Beyond Deterrrence
    The Nation, December 22, 1984, pp. 676-682
  74. Books & the Arts
    [+]
    The Moment Before the Music (Review)
    Ways of Seeing, by John Berger
    1. Ways of Seeing by John Berger
    The Nation, June 7, 1975, p. 693
  75. Movement
    The Nation, November 8, 1965, pp. 331-333
  76. [+]
    The Movies: The Lyric Odyssey of Alain Tanner (Review)
    In the White City (1983 Film), by Alain Tanner
    1. In the White City (1983 Film) by Alain Tanner
    The Harpers Monthly, February 1984, pp. 68-71
  77. [+]
    Muddled Thoughts (Review)
    Destructive Generation, by Peter Collier and David Horowitz
    1. Destructive Generation by Peter Collier and David Horowitz
    Dissent, Fall 1989, pp. 569-570
  78. No Bush, No Chicago '68
    The Nation, August 30, 2004, p. 5
  79. On Music
    The New Republic, April 20, 1974, p. 25
  80. On Thrills and Kills
    Sadomasochism in the Movies
    Dissent, Spring 1991, pp. 245-248
  81. One, Two, Three...Many SDS's
    New Left: Old Traps
    Ramparts Magazine, September 1969, p. 20
  82. Organizing Across Boundaries
    Beyond Identity Politics
    Dissent, Fall 1997, pp. 38-40
  83. Books
    [+]
    Paul Goodman, Poet (Review)
    Collected Poems, by Paul Goodman and Taylor Stoehr
    1. Collected Poems by Paul Goodman and Taylor Stoehr
    Commonweal, March 28, 1975, pp. 24-25
  84. Poem
    The New Republic, November 2, 1974, pp. 15-17
  85. Poetry
    Poems
    Inquiry, September 18, 1978, p. 21
  86. Poems
    Wallace Shot
    The Nation, July 24, 1972, p. 58
  87. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Up from Conservatism, by Michael Lind
    1. Up from Conservatism by Michael Lind
    The Washington Monthly, September 1996, pp. 46-48
  88. The Trouble With the West - Two Views
    The Postmodern Predicament
    The Wilson Quarterly, Summer 1989, pp. 67-76
  89. Postmodernism
    Roots and Politics
    Dissent, Winter 1989, pp. 100-108
  90. Power and Myth of Progress
    The New Republic, December 25, 1965, pp. 19-21
  91. Articles
    The Press and the Election
    How the Center Shifted Right
    The Nation, November 24, 1984, pp. 545-546
  92. Press Watch
    MIA: News of Prison Toll
    The Nation, July 4, 2005, p. 6
  93. [+]
    Profane Illuminations (Review)
    Reflections, by Walter Benjamin and Peter Demetz
    1. Reflections by Walter Benjamin and Peter Demetz
    The Nation, July 8, 1978, p. 58
  94. [+]
    Radnoti: Returning to Himself (Review)
    Clouded Sky, by Miklos Radnoti
    1. Clouded Sky by Miklos Radnoti
    The Nation, May 28, 1973, p. 695
  95. Rate-the-Debate
    The Nation, November 8, 1980, p. 461
  96. Readings
    The Left, Lost in the Politics of Identity
    The Harpers Monthly, September 1993, pp. 16-18
  97. Rebels with a Cause (2000 Film)
  98. Reflections on 1968 and Environs
    Dissent, Fall 1993, pp. 483-488
  99. Articles
    Reinventing "The Sixties"
    Divestment Stirs a New Generation
    The Nation, May 18, 1985, pp. 585-586
  100. A Report from "Students for a Democratic Society"
    Dissent, Spring 1965, pp. 233-238
  101. The Return of Political Poetry
    Commonweal, July 23, 1971, pp. 375-379
  102. Reunion and Intimation
    SDS Around the Campfire
    The Nation, October 22, 1977, pp. 400-404
  103. Reverend Wildmon's Crusade
    When the Right Talks, TV Listens
    The Nation, October 15, 1983, pp. 333-340
  104. [+]
    The Screen: Hollywood's Angels (Review)
    In Defense of Anarchism, by Robert Paul Wolff
    1. In Defense of Anarchism by Robert Paul Wolff
    Commonweal, November 13, 1970, pp. 180-184
  105. Books
    [+]
    The Screen: The Travail of Stacy Keach (Review)
    The Politics of Literature, by Louis Kampf and Paul Lauter
    1. The Politics of Literature by Louis Kampf and Paul Lauter
    Commonweal, October 6, 1972, pp. 16-17
  106. [+]
    A Visit to Greeneland (Review)
    Few Comforts or Surprises, by Eugene Richards
    1. Few Comforts or Surprises by Eugene Richards
    Commonweal, November 30, 1973, pp. 242-243
  107. [+]
    Tom Merton: Monks'-Eye Views (Review)
    Radical Paradoxes, by Peter Clecak
    1. Radical Paradoxes by Peter Clecak
    Commonweal, February 14, 1975, pp. 405-408
  108. [+]
    The Church of J.F. Powers (2 Reviews)
    Cesar Chavez, by Jacques E. Levy and Cesar Chavez
    1. Cesar Chavez by Jacques E. Levy and Cesar Chavez
    2. Chavez and the Farm Workers by Ronald B. Taylor
    Commonweal, March 12, 1976, p. 185
  109. [+]
    The State of the Nation (Review)
    Marxism and Literature, by Raymond Williams
    1. Marxism and Literature by Raymond Williams
    Commonweal, March 31, 1978, pp. 221-224
  110. Books
    [+]
    Supergroup (Review)
    Empire and Revolution, by David Horowitz
    1. Empire and Revolution by David Horowitz
    Ramparts Magazine, February 1970, pp. 60-70
  111. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Reporting the Counterculture, by Richard Goldstein
    1. Reporting the Counterculture by Richard Goldstein
    The Washington Monthly, December 1989, pp. 58-59
  112. The Rise of "Identity Politics"
    Dissent, Spring 1993, pp. 172-177
  113. [+]
    Scapegoat and Scapegrace (Review)
    Media Power Politics, by David L. Paletz and Robert M. Entman
    1. Media Power Politics by David L. Paletz and Robert M. Entman
    The Nation, June 20, 1981, p. 767
  114. The Sixties: Years of Hope, Days of Rage (1987)
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  115. Sketches of Blue Oaks
    The Nation, October 30, 1976, p. 441
  116. [+]
    Sociology In Brief (5 Reviews)
    Reefer Madness, by Larry "Ratso" Sloman
    1. Reefer Madness by Larry "Ratso" Sloman
    2. The Powers That Be by G. William. Domhoff
    3. Oppression and Social Intervention by Ira Goldenberg
    4. Shinohata by Ronald P. Dore
    5. Vanguards and Followers by Louis Filler
    The Nation, March 17, 1979, p. 279
  117. [+]
    Soft News, Hard Cash (2 Reviews)
    Backstory: Inside the Business of News, by Ken Auletta
    1. Backstory: Inside the Business of News by Ken Auletta
    2. All the News That's Fit to Sell by James T. Hamilton
    The American Prospect, April 2004, pp. 57-58
  118. [+]
    Solving the Poverty Crisis (Review)
    Poverty in Plenty, by George H. Dunne
    1. Poverty in Plenty by George H. Dunne
    Commonweal, December 18, 1964, pp. 428-429
  119. State of the Debate
    Indelible Colors
    The American Prospect, March 1997, pp. 93-95
  120. Straight From the Sixties
    What Conservatives Owe the Decade They Hate
    The American Prospect, May 1996, pp. 54-59
  121. Taking Positions on the Gulf War
    Dissent, Spring 1991, p. 153
  122. Television & American Culture
    Flat and Happy
    The Wilson Quarterly, Autumn 1993, pp. 47-55
  123. Television's Anti-Politics
    Dissent, Winter 1996, pp. 76-85
  124. Theory in Wartime
    Lingua Franca, February 1991, pp. 20-21
  125. Arguments
    Those Who Supported Ralph Nader
    Dissent, Spring 2001, pp. 93-95
  126. [+]
    Three States of Mind (Review)
    Cities of Light and Sons of the Morning, by Martin B. Green
    1. Cities of Light and Sons of the Morning by Martin B. Green
    The Saturday Review, December 16, 1972, pp. 64-67
  127. Comments and Opinions
    Todd Gitlin
    On Ralph Nader's latest run
    Dissent, Spring 2004, pp. 5-6
  128. Communications
    Toward a New New Left
    The Partisan Review, Summer 1972, pp. 454-461
  129. Traffic Lights
    The Nation, October 15, 1973, p. 377
  130. Trembling
    The Nation, February 5, 1973, pp. 190-192
  131. The Triple Revolution
    Some Questions and Notes
    The Monthly Review, December 1964, pp. 523-530
  132. The Twilight of Common Dreams (1995)
    Why America Is Wracked by Culture Wars
    5 Reviews, 2 Readable
  133. Articles
    Unforgettable Vietnam
    Dissent, Spring 2000, pp. 47-50
  134. Uptown: Poor Whites in Chicago (1970)
    2 Reviews
  135. [+]
    The Uses of Orderly Pessimism (Review)
    Reflections on the Causes of Human Misery and Upon Certain Proposals to Eliminate Them,...
    1. Reflections on the Causes of Human Misery and Upon Certain Proposals to Eliminate Them by Barrington Moore, Jr.
    The Nation, November 13, 1972, p. 471
  136. War and Iraq
    Dissent, Winter 2003, p. 10
  137. Watching Television (1986)
    2 Reviews, 2 Readable
  138. We Answer to the Name of Liberals
    The American Prospect, November 2006, pp. 24-25
  139. The Weather Underground (2003 Film)
  140. Weathermania
    White Heat Underground
    The Nation, December 19, 1981, p. 657
  141. What If Bush Wins?
    The Left Learns from Goldwater
    The Washington Monthly, September 2004, pp. 39-40
  142. Books & the Arts
    [+]
    Where the Boys Aren't (2 Reviews)
    The Hearts of Men, by Barbara Ehrenreich
    1. The Hearts of Men by Barbara Ehrenreich
    2. Minor Characters by Joyce Johnson
    The Nation, May 28, 1983, pp. 663-664
  143. The Whole World is Watching (1980)
    Mass Media in the Making and Unmaking of the New Left, With a New Preface
    8 Reviews, 2 Readable
  144. Why Think
    The New Republic, February 2, 1974, pp. 32-36
  145. Books & the Arts
    [+]
    Yet Will I Maintain Mine Down Ways Before Him (2 Reviews)
    No Name in the Street, by James Baldwin
    1. No Name in the Street by James Baldwin
    2. Notes of a Processed Brother by Donald Reeves
    The Nation, April 10, 1972, p. 469
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