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                                                                                                    Issues of 2001 = 4 Issues, 114 Articles
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                                                                                                      Winter 2001 Issue = 26 Articles
                                                                                                      1. Editor's Page by Mitchell Cohen, pp. 1-4
                                                                                                      2. The Progress of the Movement against Corporate-Driven Globalization by Susan George, pp. 5-8
                                                                                                      3. How Should the Left Respond to Globalization? by Ha-Joon Chang, p. 9
                                                                                                      4.  ---  by Jeff Faux, pp. 10-11
                                                                                                      5.  ---  by Thea Lee, p. 12
                                                                                                      6.  ---  by Saskia Sassen, pp. 13-14
                                                                                                      7.  ---  by E. Benjamin Skinner, pp. 15-16
                                                                                                      8. The International State of Democracy by Anthony W. Pereira, pp. 17-24
                                                                                                      9. On the American Working Class by Jean-Paul Sartre, pp. 25-37
                                                                                                      10. A Multiracial Right? by Angela D. Dillard, pp. 38-42
                                                                                                      11. What's Wrong with Private Funding for Public Schools? by Andrew Stark, pp. 43-49
                                                                                                      12. Suburbs, Status, and Sprawl by Benjamin Ross, pp. 50-55
                                                                                                      13. Genetically Altered Organisms by Elof Axel Carlson, pp. 56-61
                                                                                                      14. Legitimating Genetic Engineering by Susan Wright, pp. 62-69
                                                                                                      15. Rebel Redemption Redux by Joshua Michael Zeitz, pp. 70-78
                                                                                                      16. Just War Theory by Laurie Calhoun and Michael Walzer, pp. 79-88
                                                                                                      17. The Left's Conception of Human Nature by Ken Brociner, pp. 89-91
                                                                                                      18. Deliberative Democracy by Kristian Williams, pp. 92-95
                                                                                                      19. The Promise and Failures of On-Line Political Journals by Gina Neff, pp. 96-100
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                                                                                                        Beyond the Sorrow and the Pity by Susie Linfield, pp. 101-106 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                        1. The Bang-Bang Club by Greg Marinovich, Joao Silva, and Desmond Mpilo Tutu, ...
                                                                                                        2. Inferno by James Nachtwey
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                                                                                                        Discriminating Rage by James T. Campbell, pp. 107-111 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                        1. Without Justice for All by Adolph Reed, Jr.
                                                                                                        2. Stirrings in the Jug by Adolph L. Reed, Jr.
                                                                                                        3. Class Notes by Adolph Reed, Jr.
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                                                                                                        Fandom, Faith, and Bruce Stringsteen by Jefferson Cowie, pp. 112-116 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                        1. Tramps Like Us by Daniel Cavicchi
                                                                                                        2. It Ain't No Sin to Be Glad You're Alive by Eric Alterman
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                                                                                                        Workers of the Diaspora by Jonathan Frankel, pp. 117-121 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                        1. Jewish Workers in the Modern Diaspora by Nancy L. Green, Patrick Altman, and Daniel Soyer, ...
                                                                                                        2. Ready-to-Wear and Ready-to-Work by Nancy L. Green
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                                                                                                        Ambassador to a Private World by Vanessa Mobley, pp. 122-125 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                        1. Seeing Mary Plain by Frances Kiernan
                                                                                                        2. Partisans by David Laskin
                                                                                                        3. Passionate Minds by Claudia Roth Pierpont
                                                                                                      25. Letters, pp. 126-127
                                                                                                      26. The Last Page by Rachel Neumann, pp. 128-130
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                                                                                                      Spring 2001 Issue = 30 Articles
                                                                                                      1. Editor's Page by Michael Walzer, pp. 1-4
                                                                                                      2. Politics and Piety by Isaac Kramnick and R. Laurence Moore, pp. 5-11
                                                                                                      3. Why "W" Doesn't Stand for Women by Jennifer Baumgardner, pp. 12-14
                                                                                                      4. Alan Greenspan by Jeff Faux, pp. 15-17
                                                                                                      5. The NLRB by David Brody, pp. 18-22
                                                                                                      6. Civic Disrespect by James K. Galbraith, pp. 23-25
                                                                                                      7. Legends of the Election by Philip Green, pp. 26-30
                                                                                                      8. The Higher Immorality, 2000 by Michael Kazin, pp. 31-33
                                                                                                      9. The Dollar and Its Dilemmas by Patricia Cayo Sexton, pp. 34-37
                                                                                                      10. The Arms Trade by Douglas W. Payne, pp. 38-43
                                                                                                      11. Civil Death by Ruth Rosen, p. 44
                                                                                                      12. California's Power Debacle and the Free Market by Benjamin Ross, pp. 45-47
                                                                                                      13. Cyber Subversion by Jackie Smith, pp. 48-52
                                                                                                      14. How U.S. Military and Economic Policies Mesh by Alice H. Amsden and Takashi Hikino, pp. 53-54
                                                                                                      15. Little to Be Hopeful about in the Balkans by Bogdan Denitch, pp. 55-56
                                                                                                      16. Big Vicente Fox and a Little Mexican Village by Forrest D. Colburn, pp. 57-60
                                                                                                      17. The Road ( Not?) Taken by Jeffrey C. Isaac, pp. 61-70
                                                                                                      18. The Mauling of Public Space by Margaret Kohn, pp. 71-77
                                                                                                      19. Lepers at the City Gate by Andy Merrifield, pp. 78-84
                                                                                                      20. Kilroy in Dresden by Nicholas Howe, pp. 85-92
                                                                                                      21. Those Who Supported Ralph Nader by Todd Gitlin and Sean Wilentz, pp. 93-95
                                                                                                      22. Reply by Ellen Willis, pp. 96-100
                                                                                                      23. Multiculturalism by David Carroll Cochran, pp. 101-102
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                                                                                                        Class Doesn't Trump Culture by Thomas Byrne Edsall, pp. 103-107 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. America's Forgotten Majority by Ruy A. Teixeira and Joel Rogers
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                                                                                                        Missing the Point by Corey Robin, pp. 108-111 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. Bowling Alone by Robert D. Putnam
                                                                                                      26. [+]
                                                                                                        Outside the Whale by Russell Jacoby, pp. 112-114 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. C. Wright Mills by Kathryn Mills, Pamela Mills, and C. Wright Mills, ...
                                                                                                      27. [+]
                                                                                                        If You're So Egalitarian, How Come You're a Philosopher? by George Scialabba, pp. 115-117 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                        1. Philosophy and Social Hope by Richard Rorty
                                                                                                        2. If You're an Egalitarian, How Come You're So Rich? by G.A. Cohen
                                                                                                      28. [+]
                                                                                                        Wresting Freedom from Necessity by Benjamin Kunkel, pp. 118-123 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. The Fierce and Beautiful World by Andrei Platonov
                                                                                                      29. Letters, pp. 124-127
                                                                                                      30. The Last Page by Junius, pp. 128-130
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                                                                                                      Summer 2001 Issue = 28 Articles
                                                                                                      1. Editor's Page by Mitchell Cohen, pp. 1-4
                                                                                                      2. The Folly of National Missile Defense by James K. Galbraith, pp. 5-8
                                                                                                      3. How Bad the Tax Cut Will Be for America by Mark Levinson, pp. 9-10
                                                                                                      4. When the Labor Movement Will Get Its Groove Back by Marshall Berman, pp. 11-12
                                                                                                      5. The European Welfare State That the U.S. Press Ignores by Janet C. Gornick, pp. 13-17
                                                                                                      6. How Germany Remembers the Sixties by Susan Neiman, pp. 18-21
                                                                                                      7. Partition for Israel/Palestine by Gadi Taub, pp. 22-25
                                                                                                      8. The Italian Elections by Joanne Barkan, pp. 26-28
                                                                                                      9. Green Politics in the Bush Era by Ken Conca, pp. 29-33
                                                                                                      10. The Other Side of Paradise by Gordon Lafer, pp. 34-38
                                                                                                      11. Beyond the Myths of Seattle by David Morse, pp. 39-43
                                                                                                      12. Savaging Presidents by Nicolaus Mills, pp. 44-48
                                                                                                      13. Color Bind by Paul Street, pp. 49-54
                                                                                                      14. Justifiable Homicide' by Gabrielle Banks, pp. 55-61
                                                                                                      15. Enduring Bureaucracy by Harold Orlans, pp. 62-69
                                                                                                      16. Ivory Towers in the Marketplace by John Palattella, pp. 70-73
                                                                                                      17. Imagining Marketopia by Terence Ball, pp. 74-80
                                                                                                      18. The Political Potential of the Internet by Noam Cohen and Gina Neff, pp. 81-84
                                                                                                      19. The Democratic Demographics and Disagree on Strategy by Ruy Teixeira and Thomas Byrne Edsall, pp. 85-90
                                                                                                      20. What Lessons Are Conveyed by the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History by Dora Apel, pp. 91-96
                                                                                                      21. Globalization Through the Lens of a Global Photographer by Michael Rustin, pp. 97-100
                                                                                                      22. [+]
                                                                                                        'I Thought You Said She Worked Full Time' by David Glenn, pp. 101-104 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                        1. Searching for America's Heart by Peter Edelman
                                                                                                        2. The Price of Citizenship by Michael B. Katz
                                                                                                      23. [+]
                                                                                                        Making Genocide Thinkable by George Packer, pp. 105-108 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. When Victims Become Killers by Mahmood Mamdani
                                                                                                      24. [+]
                                                                                                        The Marginaliaist by Keith Gessen, pp. 109-112 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. Unacknowledged Legislation by Christopher Hitchens
                                                                                                      25. [+]
                                                                                                        The Cabinet of Dr. Kracauer by Noah Isenberg, pp. 113-115 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. Siegfried Kracauer by Gertrud Koch and Jeremy Gaines
                                                                                                      26. [+]
                                                                                                        A Bohemia for Our Time by Casey Nelson Blake, pp. 116-120 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. American Moderns by Christine Stansell
                                                                                                      27. Letters, pp. 121-127
                                                                                                      28. The Last Page by Joanne Barkan, pp. 128-130
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                                                                                                      Fall 2001 Issue = 30 Articles
                                                                                                      1. Editor's Page by Michael Walzer, p. 4
                                                                                                      2. The Public Health Risks of Globalization by Mark Levinson, pp. 5-8
                                                                                                      3. The Subversion of Citizenship by Murray Hausknecht, pp. 9-11
                                                                                                      4. State Testing of Schoolchildren by Monty Neill, pp. 12-13
                                                                                                      5. The Anti-Globalization Label by Jackie Smith, pp. 14-17
                                                                                                      6. The New President of Serbia by Kira Brunner, pp. 18-20
                                                                                                      7. A Nuclear Plan for India by Kanti Bajpai, pp. 21-25
                                                                                                      8. Policies Toward Foreign Workers in Hong Kong and Singapore by Daniel A. Bell, pp. 26-34
                                                                                                      9. Public Schools and the American Dream by Jennifer Hochschild, pp. 35-42
                                                                                                      10. Head Start by Katie Terezakis, pp. 43-47
                                                                                                      11. Reclaiming Urban Education by Norm Fruchter, pp. 48-52
                                                                                                      12. A GI Bill for Everybody by Adolph Reed, Jr., pp. 53-58
                                                                                                      13. Living Wage 101 by Rachel Neumann, pp. 59-62
                                                                                                      14. Graduate Student Unions Fight the Corporate University by Gordon Lafer, pp. 63-70
                                                                                                      15. Women and the Metamorphoses of Times Square by Marshall Berman, pp. 71-82
                                                                                                      16. Redefining Power in the Global Age by Ulrich Beck, pp. 83-89
                                                                                                      17. Ending Welfare, Continuing Poverty by Amy D. Burke, pp. 90-95
                                                                                                      18. The Politics of Software by Manuel Delanda, pp. 96-99
                                                                                                      19. The Student Antisweatshop Movement by Jeffrey C. Isaac and Liza Featherstone, pp. 100-112
                                                                                                      20. The Culture of Apology by Nicolaus Mills, pp. 113-116
                                                                                                      21. Bread and Roses and Secrets of Silicon Valley by Leonard Quart and William Kornblum, pp. 117-120
                                                                                                      22. [+]
                                                                                                        New Men of Power by Nelson Lichtenstein, pp. 121-130 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. The New Men of Power by C. Wright Mills, Helen Schneider, and Nelson Lichtenstein, ...
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                                                                                                        Denied the Fruits of Their Labors by Corey Robin, pp. 131-134 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                        1. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich
                                                                                                        2. White Collar Sweatshop by Jill Andresky Fraser
                                                                                                      24. [+]
                                                                                                        Standard-Bearer of the Right by Gary Gerstle, pp. 135-140 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. Before the Storm by Rick Perlstein
                                                                                                      25. [+]
                                                                                                        Societies of Mutual Isolation by Benjamin Kunkel, pp. 141-143 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                        1. Blindness by Jose Saramago
                                                                                                        2. All the Names by Jose Saramago
                                                                                                      26. [+]
                                                                                                        Back to the Future by Stephen Pimpare, pp. 144-147 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. Fighting Poverty With Virtue by Joel Schwartz
                                                                                                      27. [+]
                                                                                                        Making Books by Vanessa Mobley, pp. 148-152 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                        1. The Business of Books by Andre Schiffrin
                                                                                                        2. Book Business by Jason Epstein
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                                                                                                        Street Smarts by Steve Fraser, pp. 153-156 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. One Market Under God by Thomas Frank
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                                                                                                        Radical Algebra: Who Figures in the Equations? by Leo Casey, pp. 157-159 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. Radical Equations by Robert P. Moses and Charles E. Cobb
                                                                                                      30. The Last Page by Andrew Felton, pp. 160-162
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                                                                                                      Issues of 2003 = 4 Issues, 105 Articles
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                                                                                                        Issues of 2004 = 3 Issues, 78 Articles