The Washington Monthly Archives
The Washington Monthly • 42 Years, 418 Issues, 7,592 Articles, 27,230pp
December 1985 Issue - 21 Articles
- Letters, pp. 1-5
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 6-11
Umpires and the seniority scam.... Brynner and the Marlboro Man.... making it and ghett...
- Rationalizing Torture: The Dance of the Intellectual Apologists, pp. 12-18
When are cattle prods and cigarette burns a necessary evil?
- Whose Agency Is It Anyway? How OMB Runs EFA, pp. 19-23
Feel like a million bucks? The government says you're worth $22,094.93.
- Who's Who, p. 24
- Passing the Pork: The Pentagon's Blueprint for Lobbying Congress, pp. 25-30
The whistleblowers' best friend reveals how the generals, contractors, and congressmen ...
- Monthly Journalism Award, p. 31
- Memo of the Month, pp. 32-33
Special Christmas Book Section
- Paper Peacekeepers: The Unmet Promise of the UN, pp. 34-35
A lot of sound and fury signifying nothing? You bet.
- Born to Rob? Why Criminals Do It, pp. 36-41
Blame the culture, not just the chromosomes.
- Overcharge: How We're Wired by the Utilities, pp. 42-44
Psst, buddy, wanna buy 100 megawatts -- cheap?
- Constitutional Construction: Building a Supreme Court, pp. 45-48
Ed Meese has the blueprint upside down.
- Cruel and Usual: Pretrial Punishment in Jail, pp. 49-50
Do the "rabble" deserve it?
- Political Puzzle, p. 51
- Neoliberalism Without a Heart, pp. 52-54
Governor Gloom tries to become John Updike.
- Tidbits and Outrages, p. 55
[+] Political Booknotes (5 Reviews) , p. 56
[+] Review Toward a Safe and Sane Halloween, by William G... (Review) , p. 56
- Toward a Safe and Sane Halloween by William Geist
[+] Review The Great American Banking Snafu, by Mary L. King (Review) , p. 57
- The Great American Banking Snafu by Mary L. King
[+] Review Employee Ownership in America, by Katherine J.... (Review) , p. 58
- Employee Ownership in America by Katherine J. Klein, Karen M. Young, and Corey M. Rosen, ...
[+] Review Feminine Leadership, by Marilyn Loden (Review) , pp. 58-59
- Feminine Leadership by Marilyn Loden
[+] Review Saudi Arabia: The Ceaseless Quest for Security... (Review) , pp. 60-62
- Saudi Arabia: The Ceaseless Quest for Security by Nadav Safran