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The Washington Monthly • 42 Years, 418 Issues, 7,592 Articles, 27,230pp
May 1976 Issue - 14 Articles
- Letters, pp. 4-5
Slimming Big Government
- The Gravy Train, pp. 6-11
How a railroad almost stopped running because the unions wanted a free ride.
- The Intractables, pp. 12-18
A massive resistance movement awaits those who would reduce the great bureaucracies.
- The Burglar's Bill, pp. 19-22
How a liberal reporter turned conservatives against a conservative crime bill.
- Memo of the Month, pp. 23-25
- Calling in the Big Bills, pp. 26-33
A monetary detective finds a painless way to catch the taxevaders and cripple organized...
The Culture of Bureaucracy
- Battle of the Barons, pp. 34-41
Why the Social Security computer sent out over $500 million in excess welfare payments.
- Tidbits and Outrages, pp. 42-44
- The Bureaucrat's Country Club, pp. 45-47
Life at the Federal Executive Institute.
- The Robot Air Force, pp. 48-54
Who said the generals are always preparing for the last war?
Avoiding the Issues
- The Ignorant Press, pp. 55-57
Political reporters know about politics, but they don't know about government.
- The Winning Candidate, pp. 58-61
Not campaigning on the issues, particularly the traditional Democratic ones, as a key t...
[+] Political Booknotes (10 Reviews) , pp. 62-64
The American Commonwealth, 1976, by Nathan Glazer and Irving Kristol
- The American Commonwealth, 1976 by Nathan Glazer and Irving Kristol
- Betrayal by Robert D. Morrow
- The Brothers Reuther and the Story of the UAW by Victor G. Reuther
- The Buffalo Creek Disaster by Gerald M. Stern
- The Good Guys, the Bad Guys, and the First Amendment by Fred W. Friendly
- Medical Nemesis by Ivan Illich
- Plain Talk by Isaac Don Levine
- Pragmatic Illusions by Bruce Miroff
- Reagan, the Political Chameleon by Edmund G. Brown
- V Was for Victory by John Morton Blum
- Political Puzzle, pp. 65-66