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                                                                                                  Issues of 2000 = 4 Issues, 124 Articles
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                                                                                                    Winter 2000 Issue = 40 Articles
                                                                                                    1. Editor's Page by Mitchell Cohen, pp. 1-4
                                                                                                    2. The Presidential Election by Michael Walzer, pp. 5-6
                                                                                                    3. The "Sensation" Exhibit by Kira Brunner, pp. 7-8
                                                                                                    4. Left Responses to Hate Crimes by Jeffrey C. Isaac, pp. 9-12
                                                                                                    5. Resisting the World Trade Organization's Brand of Globalization by Susan George, pp. 13-16
                                                                                                    6. Russia as a Postmodern Society by Boris Kapustin, pp. 17-21
                                                                                                    7. Youth Gangs in El Salvador by Gabrielle Banks, pp. 22-29
                                                                                                    8. A Critical Culture by Marshall Berman and Jules Feiffer, pp. 30-33
                                                                                                    9.  ---  by Margot Adler, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                    10.  ---  by Andrew Delbanco, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                    11.  ---  by John Patrick Diggins, p. 38
                                                                                                    12.  ---  by Todd Gitlin, p. 39
                                                                                                    13.  ---  by Russell Jacoby, pp. 40-42
                                                                                                    14.  ---  by Ellen Willis, p. 43
                                                                                                    15. Reply by Marshall Berman, pp. 44-46
                                                                                                    16. Rolling the Union on by Harold Meyerson, pp. 47-55
                                                                                                    17. Socialism by Donald Sassoon, pp. 56-61
                                                                                                    18. Fin-de-Siecle Communism in Western Europe by Marc Lazar, pp. 62-65
                                                                                                    19. The Family by Michael Rustin, pp. 66-71
                                                                                                    20. American Environmentalism Confronts the Global Economy by Ken Conca, pp. 72-78
                                                                                                    21. Catholics and the Democratic Party by E.J. Dionne, Jr., p. 79
                                                                                                    22.  ---  by Peter Laarman, p. 80
                                                                                                    23.  ---  by Rosalind Petchesky, pp. 81-82
                                                                                                    24.  ---  by Katha Pollitt, pp. 83-85
                                                                                                    25. Reply by Margaret O'Brien Steinfels, pp. 86-88
                                                                                                    26. A Sitcom President by Nicolaus Mills, p. 89
                                                                                                    27. Gunter Grass by Jo-Ann Mort, pp. 90-91
                                                                                                    28. Simone Plastrik: 1919-1999 by Mark Levinson, pp. 92-93
                                                                                                    29.  ---  by Nicolaus Mills, p. 94
                                                                                                    30.  ---  by Brian Morton, pp. 95-96
                                                                                                    31.  ---  by Maxine Phillips, p. 97
                                                                                                    32.  ---  by Michael Walzer, p. 98
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                                                                                                      The Great Transformation by Horst Brand, pp. 99-104 - 1 Review
                                                                                                      1. The Great Transformation by Karl Polanyi
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                                                                                                      Vietnam: An Unnecessary Book by Eric Alterman, pp. 105-108 - 1 Review
                                                                                                      1. Vietnam: The Necessary War by Michael Lind
                                                                                                    35. [+]
                                                                                                      Living La Vida Grande by Scott Sherman, pp. 109-113 - 1 Review
                                                                                                      1. The Life and Times of Pancho Villa by Friedrich Katz
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                                                                                                      The New Deal: His and Hers by Ruth Rosen, pp. 114-117 - 1 Review
                                                                                                      1. Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume Two, 1933-1938 by Blanche Wiesen Cook
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                                                                                                      The Spy Who Stayed Out in the Cold by Benjamin Martin, pp. 118-121 - 1 Review
                                                                                                      1. A Covert Life by Ted Morgan
                                                                                                    38. [+]
                                                                                                      Florida Fantasy by Todd Gitlin, pp. 122-124 - 1 Review
                                                                                                      1. American Beach by Russ Rymer
                                                                                                    39. Letters, pp. 125-127
                                                                                                    40. The Last Page by Christine Stansell, pp. 128-130
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                                                                                                    Spring 2000 Issue = 27 Articles
                                                                                                    1. Editor's Page by Michael Walzer, pp. 1-4
                                                                                                    2. The Longest Revolution by Ruth Rosen, pp. 5-7
                                                                                                    3. Differences between Sixties' Protests and the Seattle Demonstrations by Barbara Epstein, pp. 8-12
                                                                                                    4. The American Left's Take on Globalization by Alice Amsden, pp. 13-16
                                                                                                    5. The Anxieties of the Chinese Regime by Jeffrey Wasserstrom, pp. 17-22
                                                                                                    6. Jorg Haider's Grasp for Power by Rainer Baubock, pp. 23-26
                                                                                                    7. Teaching Multiculturalism in Singapore by Daniel A. Bell, pp. 27-33
                                                                                                    8. The Chances for Democracy in Croatia by Bogdan Denitch, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                    9. Cuba by Anya Schiffrin, pp. 36-38
                                                                                                    10. The Bridge at No Gun Ri by Sang-Hun Choe, Charles J. Hanley, and Martha Mendoza, ..., pp. 39-43
                                                                                                    11.  ---  by Michael Walzer, p. 44
                                                                                                    12.  ---  by Marilyn B. Young, pp. 45-46
                                                                                                    13. Unforgettable Vietnam by Todd Gitlin, pp. 47-50
                                                                                                    14. The Third Way/Die Neue Mitte by Joanne Barkan, pp. 51-65
                                                                                                    15. WTO 101 by Jackie Smith and Timothy Patrick Moran, pp. 66-70
                                                                                                    16. Prison Labor by Liza Featherstone, pp. 71-74
                                                                                                    17. Unions, Organizing, and Democracy by Katherine Sciacchitano, pp. 75-81
                                                                                                    18. When the Union's Inspiration... by Jack Metzgar, pp. 82-88
                                                                                                    19. Tactics and Ethics in Responses to Globalization by Rachel Neumann and David Glenn, pp. 89-96
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                                                                                                      The City in Contemporary Film by Leonard Quart and William Kornblum, pp. 97-104 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                      1. I Like It Like That (1994 Film) by Darnell Martin
                                                                                                      2. Clockers (1995 Film) by Spike Lee
                                                                                                    21. [+]
                                                                                                      The Toxic Tube by Langdon Winner, pp. 105-108 - 1 Review
                                                                                                      1. The Sound Bite Society by Jeffrey Scheuer
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                                                                                                      Inconvenient Facts by Aryeh Neier, pp. 109-112 - 1 Review
                                                                                                      1. The New Military Humanism by Noam Chomsky
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                                                                                                      The Meritocracy Trap by Kim Phillips-Fein, pp. 113-116 - 1 Review
                                                                                                      1. The Big Test by Nicholas Lemann
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                                                                                                      Breaking Away by Joshua B. Freeman, pp. 117-120 - 1 Review
                                                                                                      1. Capital Moves by Jefferson Cowie
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                                                                                                      Situated Left by Richard Wolin, pp. 121-124 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                      1. The Situationist City by Simon Sadler
                                                                                                      2. Guy Debord by Anselm Jappe, Donald Nicholson-Smith, and T.J. Clark, ...
                                                                                                    26. Letters, pp. 125-127
                                                                                                    27. The Last Page by Greg Smithsimon, pp. 128-130
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                                                                                                    Summer 2000 Issue = 29 Articles
                                                                                                    1. Editor's Page by Mitchell Cohen, pp. 1-4
                                                                                                    2. What It Would Take to End the Globalization Crisis by James K. Galbraith, pp. 5-8
                                                                                                    3. Russia's Democratic Dictatorship by Robert V. Daniels, pp. 9-14
                                                                                                    4. The Dark Side of Austrian Social Democracy by Andrei S. Markovits and Anson Rabinbach, pp. 15-18
                                                                                                    5. What Does 'School Choice' Mean? by Amy Gutmann, pp. 19-24
                                                                                                    6. The New Discipline of Welfare and Work by Iris Young, pp. 25-30
                                                                                                    7. The Environment in Campaign 2000 by Ken Conca, pp. 31-37
                                                                                                    8. Why America's Workers Can't Pay the Rent by Peter Dreier, pp. 38-44
                                                                                                    9. Fool's Gold of the Left by Ruy Teixeira, pp. 45-48
                                                                                                    10. E-Commerce, the Sales Tax, and Equity by Steven Pressman, pp. 49-52
                                                                                                    11. Poisoned Water, Contaminated History by Benjamin Ross and Steven Amter, pp. 53-57
                                                                                                    12. Is Globalization Americanization? by Will Hutton and Anthony Giddens, pp. 58-63
                                                                                                    13. Kibbutzim by Jo-Ann Mort and Gary Brenner, pp. 64-70
                                                                                                    14. Growing up Liberal by George Packer, pp. 71-75
                                                                                                    15. Goodbye to All That? by Steven J. Zipperstein, pp. 76-82
                                                                                                    16. The Blair-Schroeder Manifesto by David Goodhart and Joanne Barkan, pp. 83-88
                                                                                                    17. Intervention by Noam Chomsky and Aryeh Neier, pp. 89-92
                                                                                                    18. The Radical Liberal by Kevin Mattson, pp. 93-96
                                                                                                    19. John Singer Sargent by Todd Gitlin, pp. 97-99
                                                                                                    20. Walt Whitman and the Ten Commandments by Erik Anderson Reece, pp. 100-103
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                                                                                                      Union Town by David Brody, pp. 104-106 - 1 Review
                                                                                                      1. Working-Class New York by Joshua B. Freeman
                                                                                                    22. [+]
                                                                                                      If We Build One, They Will Come by Eric Alterman, pp. 107-110 - 1 Review
                                                                                                      1. The Paradox of American Democracy by John B. Judis
                                                                                                    23. [+]
                                                                                                      Holes in the "New Economy" by Dean Baker, pp. 111-113 - 1 Review
                                                                                                      1. Growing Prosperity by Barry Bluestone and Bennett Harrison
                                                                                                    24. [+]
                                                                                                      Men Adrift by Cynthia Fuchs Epstein, pp. 114-116 - 1 Review
                                                                                                      1. Stiffed by Susan Faludi
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                                                                                                      Ritual and Self-Renewal by Phillip M. Richards, pp. 117-119 - 1 Review
                                                                                                      1. Crabcakes by James Alan McPherson
                                                                                                    26. [+]
                                                                                                      Having Their Say by William Kornblum, pp. 120-122 - 1 Review
                                                                                                      1. What Workers Want by Joel Rogers
                                                                                                    27. [+]
                                                                                                      The Seussian Left by Michael Kazin, pp. 123-125 - 1 Review
                                                                                                      1. Dr. Seuss Goes to War by Richard H. Minear, Theodor Seuss Geisel, and Art Spiegelman, ...
                                                                                                    28. Letters, pp. 126-127
                                                                                                    29. The Last Page by Margaret Rustin, pp. 128-130
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                                                                                                    Fall 2000 Issue = 28 Articles
                                                                                                    1. Editor's Page by Michael Walzer, pp. 1-4
                                                                                                    2. The Candidates by Harold Meyerson, pp. 5-10
                                                                                                    3. The Cracking Washington Consensus by Mark Levinson, pp. 11-14
                                                                                                    4. Blair's Conservatism by Shalom Lappin, pp. 15-19
                                                                                                    5. Gay Rights in France by Frederic Martel, pp. 20-23
                                                                                                    6. Washington's War in Colombia by Winifred Tate, pp. 24-27
                                                                                                    7. Mexico's Neoliberal Transition by Douglas W. Payne, pp. 28-31
                                                                                                    8. Resistance to Milosevic by Kira Brunner, pp. 32-36
                                                                                                    9. The Moral Demands of Global Justice by Thomas W. Pogge, pp. 37-43
                                                                                                    10. Governing the Globe by Michael Walzer, pp. 44-52
                                                                                                    11. Home Alone by Robert V. Daniels, pp. 53-58
                                                                                                    12. Social Democracy in One Country? by Goran Therborn, pp. 59-65
                                                                                                    13. Rediscovering Social Democracy by Sheri Berman, pp. 66-72
                                                                                                    14. 50 Ways to Say You're Fired by Joanne Barkan, pp. 73-77
                                                                                                    15. A Common Enemy by Liza Featherstone, pp. 78-82
                                                                                                    16. The Information Society, the New Economy, and the Hype by James B. Rule, pp. 83-88
                                                                                                    17. A "Third Way" to Save the Kibbutz by Menachem Rosner, pp. 89-91
                                                                                                    18. Reply by Jo-Ann Mort and Gary Brenner, pp. 92-94
                                                                                                    19. Representations of the American Heartland by Nicholas Howe, pp. 95-101
                                                                                                    20. Lucky by Ashley Nelson, pp. 102-104
                                                                                                    21. Crossing Swords by Marshall Berman, pp. 105-107
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                                                                                                      Buy American by Ellen Willis, pp. 108-111 - 1 Review
                                                                                                      1. My Love Affair with America by Norman Podhoretz
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                                                                                                      That Was a Time by John Hoerr, pp. 112-114 - 1 Review
                                                                                                      1. Striking Steel by Jack Metzgar
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                                                                                                      Deposition for a Master by Keith Gessen, pp. 115-119 - 1 Review
                                                                                                      1. The Human Stain by Philip Roth
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                                                                                                      Good-bye to You by Alex Halberstadt, pp. 120-122 - 1 Review
                                                                                                      1. Let it Blurt by Jim Derogatis
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                                                                                                      You Were Imperfect Like Us by John Palattella, pp. 123-126 - 1 Review
                                                                                                      1. Later Auden by Edward Mendelson
                                                                                                    27. Letters, p. 127
                                                                                                    28. The Last Page by Maxine Phillips, pp. 128-130
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