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  1. [+]
    Issues of the 1990s = 5 Years, 24 Issues, 451 Articles
    1. [+]
      Issues of 1992 = 4 Issues, 74 Articles
      1. [+]
        Issues of 1994 = 4 Issues, 72 Articles
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          Issues of 1995 = 4 Issues, 70 Articles
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            Issues of 1996 = 6 Issues, 111 Articles
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              Issues of 1997 = 6 Issues, 124 Articles
            2. [+]
              Issues of the 2000s = 7 Years, 67 Issues, 1,598 Articles
              1. [+]
                Issues of 2003 = 7 Issues, 184 Articles
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                  Issues of 2004 = 12 Issues, 338 Articles
                  1. [+]
                    Issues of 2005 = 11 Issues, 279 Articles
                    1. [+]
                      Issues of 2006 = 11 Issues, 260 Articles
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                        Issues of 2007 = 10 Issues, 241 Articles
                        1. [+]
                          Issues of 2008 = 10 Issues, 229 Articles
                          1. [+]
                            January 2008 Issue = 19 Articles
                            1. Prospects: The Long and the Short by Harold Meyerson, p. 3
                            2. Correspondence, pp. 4-5
                            3. Up Front, pp. 6-8
                            4. The Out Years: Cool Warriors, pp. 9-10
                            5. Comment: Reparations Anxiety, p. 11
                            6. The Democrats' Strategic Challenge by Paul Starr, pp. 12-15
                            7. A Conversation With Doris Kearns Goodwin, pp. 16-21
                            8. Good Jobs in a Global Economy by Robert Kuttner, pp. 22-25
                            9. Financing the Common Good by Robert B. Reich, pp. 26-30
                            10. This Will Mean the World to Us by Chris Mooney, pp. 31-35
                            11. Healing Our Self-Inflicted Wounds by John Shattuck, pp. 36-40
                            12. What to Really Do About Immigration by Jeff Faux, pp. 41-42
                            13. Color, Values, America by Maria Echaveste and Christopher Edley, Jr., pp. 43-46
                            14. Why 2009 Is the Year for Universal Health Care by Ezra Klein, pp. 47-49
                            15. Leaving "No Child Left Behind" by Richard Rothstein, pp. 50-54
                            16. [+]
                              Michael's Poor Almanac by Mark Schmitt, pp. 55-57 - 1 Review
                              1. The Almanac of American Politics, 2004 by Michael Barone and Richard E. Cohen
                            17. [+]
                              Dying Did Not Become Her by Mark Greif, pp. 58-59 - 1 Review
                              1. Swimming in a Sea of Death by David Rieff
                            18. The Closer: Pronouncing Our Own Doom by Thomas Geoghegan, p. 60
                            19. Cover art by John Ritter
                          2. [+]
                            March 2008 Issue = 24 Articles
                            1. Prospects: Bringing the Race to Closure by Paul Starr, p. 3
                            2. Correspondence, pp. 4-5
                            3. Up Front, pp. 6-8
                            4. The Out Years: Our Senate Problem by Mark Schmitt, pp. 9-10
                            5. Comment: Solidarity Politics by Ann Friedman, p. 11
                            6. The Democrats' Choice: Manager or Visionary by Ezra Klein, pp. 12-14
                            7. Can the Democrats Think Big? by Robert Kuttner, pp. 15-17
                            8. The 2008 Veepstakes, pp. 18-22
                            9. Black and Brown Together by David Bacon, pp. 23-27
                            10. Politicians Bet the Farm by Barbara T. Dreyfuss, pp. 28-29
                            11. Black Hawk's Gamble by Tara McKelvey, pp. 30-34
                            12. Media: Accounting for Kristol by Eric Alterman, pp. 35-37
                            13. [+]
                              Zealots of Our Time by David Greenberg, pp. 38-40 - 1 Review
                              1. They Knew They Were Right by Jacob Heilbrunn
                            14. [+]
                              Power Grab by Tara McKelvey, pp. 41-43 - 2 Reviews
                              1. Takeover by Charlie Savage
                              2. The Terror Presidency by Jack L. Goldsmith
                            15. The Closer: Going Nowhere Fast by Thomas Geoghegan, p. 44
                            16. Will their economic raw deal fuel the next New Deal?, p. 1
                            17. Address the Pain, Reap the Gain by Tamara Draut, pp. 2-5
                            18. A New Deal of Their Own by Paul Starr, pp. 6-7
                            19. Progressive Re-Generation by Ben Adler, pp. 8-12
                            20. Big Vote On Campus by Kate Sheppard, pp. 13-15
                            21. Reclaiming the Soapbox by Dana Goldstein, pp. 16-17
                            22. Democracy Versus Debt by Kay Steiger, pp. 18-20
                            23. An Economic Compact for the Young by Robert Kuttner, pp. 21-43
                            24. Cover art by John Ritter
                          3. [+]
                            April 2008 Issue = 16 Articles
                            1. Prospects: New President, New Crisis by Robert Kuttner, p. 3
                            2. Correspondence, pp. 4-5
                            3. Up Front, pp. 6-8
                            4. The Out Years: Obama-ism Without Obama by Mark Schmitt, pp. 9-10
                            5. Comment: A Headache for Workers by Dana Goldstein, p. 11
                            6. The Obama Doctrine by Spencer Ackerman, pp. 12-15
                            7. The Next President and the Middle East by Daniel Levy, pp. 16-19
                            8. Populism Rising by Robert Borosage, pp. 20-22
                            9. The Republican War on Voting by Art Levine, pp. 23-26
                            10. Art: No Art for Oil by Kriston Capps, pp. 27-30
                            11. [+]
                              The Manufacture of Uncertainty by Chris Mooney, pp. 31-34 - 1 Review
                              1. Doubt Is Their Product by David Michaels
                            12. [+]
                              The Simplification Dodge by Robert Kuttner, pp. 35-36 - 2 Reviews
                              1. 100 Million Unnecessary Returns~~One Hundred Million Unnecessary Returns by Michael J. Graetz
                              2. Free Lunch by David Cay Johnston
                            13. [+]
                              From Fantasy to Fiasco by Michael Lind, pp. 37-39 - 1 Review
                              1. Daydream Believers by Fred M. Kaplan
                            14. [+]
                              Farewell to Arms by Jay Winter, pp. 40-43 - 1 Review
                              1. Where Have All the Soldiers Gone? by James J. Sheehan
                            15. The Last Word: Is the Game About to Stop? by Robert B. Reich, p. 44
                            16. Cover art by John Ritter
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                            May 2008 Issue = 24 Articles
                            1. Prospects: Lullaby of Baghdad by Paul Starr, p. 3
                            2. Correspondence, pp. 4-5
                            3. Up Front, pp. 6-8
                            4. The Out Years: Maverick or Maneuverer? by Mark Schmitt, pp. 9-10
                            5. Comment: Listening to Iraq by Ann Friedman, p. 11
                            6. The Militarist by Matthew Yglesias, pp. 12-17
                            7. The Green Gap by Kate Sheppard, pp. 18-22
                            8. Fixing the Economy by Damon Silvers, pp. 23-25
                            9. Bubble and Bail by Kevin Phillips, pp. 26-30
                            10. Good Jobs for Americans Who Help Americans by Robert Kuttner, pp. 31-34
                            11. Music: Multiculture Club by Amanda Marcotte, pp. 35-36
                            12. [+]
                              Religiously Equal? by Peter Steinfels, pp. 37-40 - 1 Review
                              1. Liberty of Conscience by Martha Nussbaum
                            13. [+]
                              Rules of Attack by William A. Galston, pp. 41-43 - 2 Reviews
                              1. Striking First by Michael W. Doyle
                              2. Heads in the Sand by Matthew Yglesias
                            14. The Closer: Business As Usury by Thomas Geoghegan, p. 44
                            15. The Path to Universal Health Care, p. 1
                            16. What Path to Universal Healthcare? by Robert Kuttner, pp. 2-3
                            17. The Elusive Politics of Reform by Ezra Klein, pp. 4-6
                            18. The Primacy of Prevention by Neal Halfon, pp. 7-10
                            19. What Really Ails Medicare by Jonathan Cohn, pp. 11-14
                            20. Health Reform You Shouldn't Believe In by Marcia Angell, pp. 15-17
                            21. Why Not Connecticut? by Marc Caplan, pp. 18-19
                            22. Lessons From California by Anthony Wright, pp. 20-21
                            23. Borrowing Ill Health by Tamara Draut, pp. 22-42
                            24. Cover Art by John Ritter
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                            June 2008 Issue = 24 Articles
                            1. Prospects: The Trade Debate We Need by Robert Kuttner, p. 3
                            2. Correspondence, pp. 4-5
                            3. Up Front, pp. 6-8
                            4. The Out Years: Battle of the Budget Slide Shows by Mark Schmitt, pp. 9-10
                            5. Comment: Pedal Pusher by Dana Goldstein, p. 11
                            6. Can Identity Politics Save the Right? by Mark Schmitt, pp. 12-17
                            7. Offshoring Silicon Valley by Steven Greenhouse, pp. 18-22
                            8. How Big Government Got Its Groove Back by William A. Galston, pp. 23-26
                            9. The Officers' War by Tara McKelvey, pp. 27-30
                            10. Media: This Old Medium by Anabel Lee, pp. 31-32
                            11. [+]
                              Close of an Era by Sean Wilentz, pp. 33-38 - 3 Reviews
                              1. The Conservative Ascendancy by Donald T. Critchlow
                              2. Comeback: Conservatism That Can Win Again by David Frum
                              3. Grand New Party by Ross Douthat and Reihan Salam
                            12. [+]
                              The Real Third Way by Barry Schwartz, pp. 39-41 - 1 Review
                              1. Nudge by Richard H. Thaler and Cass Sunstein
                            13. [+]
                              You May Say I'm a Dreamer by Robert Kuttner, pp. 42-43 - 2 Reviews
                              1. Making Waves and Riding the Currents by Charles Halpern
                              2. The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor by Les Leopold
                            14. The Last Word: The Logic of the Low Road by Robert B. Reich, p. 44
                            15. Contents, p. 1
                            16. Where Has All the Water Gone? by Maude Barlow, pp. 2-3
                            17. Water Wisdom: An Interview with Peter Gleick by Roger D. Stone and Peter Gleick, pp. 4-5
                            18. The Perils of Privatization by Wenonah Hauter, pp. 6-7
                            19. Facing Up To Freshwater Pollution by Nancy Stoner and Jon Devine, pp. 8-9
                            20. Changing Water Policies in the Dry Southwest by Christina Roessler, p. 10
                            21. Backlast Against Bottled Water by Karl Flecker, p. 11
                            22. Modern Pressures on a Prized Ecosystem by Noy Thrupkaew, pp. 12-13
                            23. The Missing Piece: A Water Ethic by Sandra Postel, pp. 14-36
                            24. Cover Art by John Ritter
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                            July 2008 Issue = 29 Articles
                            1. Prospects: The Year of Passion by Paul Starr, p. 3
                            2. Correspondence, pp. 4-5
                            3. Up Front, pp. 6-8
                            4. The Out Years: On Our Own by Mark Schmitt, pp. 9-10
                            5. Comment: Our CEOs, Their Foreign Agents by Clyde Prestowitz, p. 11
                            6. Strength in Numbers by Ann Friedman, pp. 12-13
                            7. Woman Versus Machine by Harold Meyerson, p. 14
                            8. By Invitation Only by Ezra Klein, p. 15
                            9. Seven Democratic Women to Watch, pp. 16-17
                            10. Janet Napolitano and the New Third Way by Dana Goldstein, pp. 18-22
                            11. Continental Drift by Robert Kuttner, pp. 23-28
                            12. America's AIDS Apartheid by Kai Wright, pp. 29-32
                            13. Media: The White Stuff by Samhita Mukhopadhyay, pp. 33-36
                            14. [+]
                              Partisans' Progress by Theda Skocpol, p. 37 - 1 Review
                              1. Unequal Democracy by Larry M. Bartels
                            15. [+]
                              Freedom's Future Online by Paul Starr, pp. 38-40 - 1 Review
                              1. The Future of the Internet---And How to Stop It by Jonathan Zittrain
                            16. [+]
                              Make It Personal by Harold Meyerson, pp. 41-43 - 1 Review
                              1. Get Out the Vote (Second Edition) by Donald P. Green and Alan S. Gerber
                            17. The Closer: All the Young Bankers by Thomas Geoghegan, p. 44
                            18. Contents, p. 1
                            19. Media and Madness by Richard A. Friedman, pp. 2-3
                            20. A Professor's Story by Elyn Saks, p. 4
                            21. Combat Fatigue by Tara McKelvey, pp. 5-8
                            22. A Worthy Diversion by Sasha Abramsky, pp. 9-11
                            23. Finding Funding by Pete Earley, pp. 12-14
                            24. Programs That Work by Kate Sheppard, pp. 15-17
                            25. Follow the Money by Art Levine, pp. 18-20
                            26. Mind Reading by Arthur Caplan, p. 21
                            27. Pushing Parity by Patrick Kennedy, pp. 22-23
                            28. What's Needed Next by Richard G. Frank and Sherry A. Glied, p. 24
                            29. Cover art by John Ritter
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                            September 2008 Issue = 16 Articles
                            1. Prospects: Crash: Financial and Ideological by Robert Kuttner, p. 3
                            2. Correspondence, pp. 4-5
                            3. Up Front, pp. 6-8
                            4. The Out Years: Big-Picture Power by Mark Schmitt, pp. 9-10
                            5. Comment: The Generation Trap by Ann Friedman, pp. 11-12
                            6. It's His Party by Dana Goldstein and Ezra Klein, pp. 13-15
                            7. Where Do We Move When America MovesOn? by Ben Brandzel, pp. 16-21
                            8. A Liberal Shock Doctrine by Rick Perlstein, pp. 22-26
                            9. How the West Will Be Won by Eli Sanders, pp. 27-30
                            10. Obama vs. the Fiscal Fear-Mongers by Robert Kuttner, pp. 31-34
                            11. How the Dems Lost on Education by Kevin Carey, pp. 35-38
                            12. Movies: The Invisible Woman by Alyssa Rosenberg, pp. 39-41
                            13. [+]
                              The Right in the Rearview Mirror by E.J. Dionne Jr., pp. 42-48 - 4 Reviews
                              1. Flying High by William F. Buckley Jr.
                              2. Nixonland by Rick Perlstein
                              3. The Age of Reagan by Sean Wilentz
                              4. Rightward Bound by Bruce J. Schulman and Julian E. Zelizer
                            14. [+]
                              The Corrupter of Youth by Mark Greif, pp. 49-51 - 1 Review
                              1. Richard Rorty by Neil Gross
                            15. The Last Word: The Real Economic Choice by Robert B. Reich, p. 52
                            16. Cover Art by John Ritter
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                            October 2008 Issue = 28 Articles
                            1. Prospects: The American Collison by Paul Starr, p. 3
                            2. Correspondence, pp. 4-5
                            3. Up Front, pp. 6-8
                            4. The Out Years: We're All Chicagoans Now by Mark Schmitt, pp. 9-10
                            5. Comment: Taking the Initiative by Dana Goldstein, p. 11
                            6. Channel Changer by Sam Boyd, pp. 12-15
                            7. The Fence to Nowhere by David Neiwert, pp. 16-19
                            8. Meet the Next Treasury Secretary by Robert Kuttner, pp. 20-22
                            9. What to Expect When You're Expecting a Majority by Tim Fernholz, pp. 23-26
                            10. Five Questions About the New Electorate by Thomas F. Schaller, p. 27
                            11. It's the Green Economy, Stupid by Harold Meyerson, pp. 28-29
                            12. Five Races to Watch by Dayo Olopade, pp. 30-32
                            13. Media: From Pop Charts to Politics by Adam Serwer, pp. 33-34
                            14. [+]
                              Dirty Rotten Scoundrels by Matthew Yglesias, pp. 35-37 - 1 Review
                              1. The Wrecking Crew by Thomas Frank
                            15. [+]
                              The Way to the New World by David Roberts, pp. 38-40 - 3 Reviews
                              1. Hot, Flat, and Crowded by Thomas L. Friedman
                              2. Earth: The Sequel by Fred Krupp and Miriam Horn
                              3. Coming Clean by Michael Brune
                            16. [+]
                              Audacity in Harlem by David L. Kirp, pp. 41-43 - 1 Review
                              1. Whatever It Takes by Paul Tough
                            17. The Closer: Back to School, Back to Court by Thomas Geoghegan, p. 44
                            18. Narrowing racial divides and expanding prosperity for all, p. 1
                            19. The Economic Crisis in Black and White by William E. Spriggs, pp. 2-5
                            20. Understanding the Black-White Earnings Gap by William M. Rodgers III, pp. 6-8
                            21. Sub-Prime as a Black Catastrophe by Melvin L. Oliver and Thomas M. Shapiro, pp. 9-11
                            22. Black Women: The Unfinished Agenda by Cecilia A. Conrad, p. 12
                            23. Women of Color by Marlene Kim, pp. 13-14
                            24. African Americans and Immigrants: The Common Good by Maria Echaveste, pp. 15-16
                            25. Regular Work in an Irregular Economy by Carmen Martino and David Bensman, pp. 17-18
                            26. Unionization and Black Workers by Steven C. Pitts, pp. 19-20
                            27. Race, Place and Opportunity by John A. Powell, pp. 21-42
                            28. Cover Art by John Ritter
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                            November 2008 Issue = 19 Articles
                            1. Prospects: Battle of the Narratives by Robert Kuttner, p. 3
                            2. Noted, pp. 4-5
                            3. Up Front, pp. 6-8
                            4. The Out Years: Who Knew? by Mark Schmitt, pp. 9-10
                            5. Comment: Third Term's a Charm by Dana Goldstein, pp. 11-12
                            6. Against the Great-Man Theory of the Presidency by Ezra Klein, p. 13
                            7. Republic of the Central Banker by J. Bradford DeLong, pp. 14-18
                            8. The Cult of Counterinsurgency by Tara McKelvey, pp. 19-22
                            9. The Sleeper of the Senate by Ezra Klein, pp. 23-27
                            10. Trans in the Red States by Jeremy Bearer-Friend and Daniel Redman, pp. 28-29
                            11. An Uneasy Alliance by Emily Douglas, pp. 30-33
                            12. Lessons from the ER by Harold Pollack, pp. 34-38
                            13. Movies: You Don't Know Bush by Phoebe Connelly, pp. 39-40
                            14. [+]
                              Capital Rues by Robert Kuttner, pp. 41-44 - 2 Reviews
                              1. Capital Rules: The Construction of Global Finance by Rawi Abdelal
                              2. The Bridge at the Edge of the World by James Gustave Speth
                            15. [+]
                              Trail of Deceit, Part III by Raymond Bonner, pp. 45-46 - 1 Review
                              1. The Way of the World by Ron Suskind
                            16. [+]
                              Democracy Without People by Michael Lind, pp. 47-49 - 1 Review
                              1. Constitutional Patriotism by Jan-Werner Muller
                            17. [+]
                              The Limits of Self-Interest by Ann Crittenden, pp. 50-51 - 1 Review
                              1. The Samaritan's Dilemma by Deborah Stone
                            18. The Last Word: The Hardest Lesson by Robert B. Reich, p. 52
                            19. Cover art by John Ritter
                          10. [+]
                            December 2008 Issue = 30 Articles
                            1. Prospects: The Realignment Opportunity by Paul Starr, p. 3
                            2. Noted, pp. 4-5
                            3. Up Front, pp. 6-8
                            4. The Out Years: Mind the Map by Mark Schmitt, pp. 9-10
                            5. Comment: Don't Call It a Culture War by Ann Friedman, pp. 11-12
                            6. The Audacity of Patience by Mark Schmitt, pp. 13-17
                            7. The Paper Chase by Dayo Olopade, pp. 18-22
                            8. Street Fighter by Dana Goldstein, pp. 23-27
                            9. Are Cows Worse Than Cars? by Ben Adler, pp. 28-31
                            10. Getting Real on Climate Change by Ted Nordhaus and Michael Shellenberger, pp. 32-34
                            11. [+]
                              Movies: Damaged Heroes by Tara McKelvey, pp. 35-36 - 4 Reviews
                              1. In the Valley of Elah (2006 Film) by Paul Haggis
                              2. The Lucky Ones (2008 Film) by Neil Burger
                              3. Red (2008 Film) by Trygve Allister Diesen and Lucky McKee
                              4. Gran Torino (2008 Film) by Clint Eastwood
                            12. [+]
                              A Fine Mess by Robert Kuttner, pp. 37-39 - 3 Reviews
                              1. Financial Shock by Mark Zandi
                              2. Banking on Basel by Daniel K. Tarullo
                              3. The New Paradigm for Financial Markets by George Soros
                            13. [+]
                              College for the Few by David L. Kirp, p. 40 - 1 Review
                              1. Real Education by Charles Murray
                            14. [+]
                              After the Market Mania by Ezra Klein, pp. 41-43 - 2 Reviews
                              1. The Private Abuse of the Public Interest by Lawrence D. Brown and Lawrence R. Jacobs
                              2. The Case for Big Government by Jeff Madrick
                            15. My Back Pages: Blaming History by Michael Tomasky, p. 44
                            16. Contents, p. 2
                            17. Restoring the Battered Commons by Roger D. Stone, p. 2
                            18. Carbon Dioxide: The Curse of the Deep by Marah J. Hardt, p. 3
                            19. Imagining the Oceans in 2025 by Jeremy B.C. Jackson, pp. 4-6
                            20. Saccage by Susan Schiefelbein, p. 7
                            21. Sidebar: Florida's Sea Turtles Besieged by David Godfrey, pp. 8-9
                            22. The Arctic Ocean in the 21st Century by James J. McCarthy, pp. 10-11
                            23. Saving the Fish Banks by Colin Woodard, p. 12
                            24. Sidebar: View from the Boat by Paul Terrel, pp. 12-14
                            25. Marine Biodiversity in Jeopardy by Nancy Knowlton, p. 15
                            26. Ocean Fish Farms and Public-Resource Privatization by Marianne Cufone, pp. 16-17
                            27. A Call for Ocean-Policy Reform by Sarah Chasis, pp. 18-19
                            28. Sidebar: Thinking Big, Valuing the Priceless by Tundi Agardy, p. 20
                            29. Toward a Sea Ethic by Carl Safina, pp. 21-45
                            30. Cover art by John Ritter
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                          Issues of 2009 = 6 Issues, 67 Articles