"Judging Other Cultures," response to Yael Tamir on cliterodectomy, and Frank Michelman, and Atilio Boron's "Democracy or Neoliberalism?" Also: Daniel C. Dennett responds to Allen Orr's review of Darwin's Dangerous Idea. Stephen Burt on Philp Larkin's dirty words, and Alan Stone reviews John Sayles' Lone Star. Plus fiction, poetry, book reviews and much more.
Responses to Stephen Lerner's "Reviving Unions," and Joseph Bankman and Barbara Fried's "Flatness and Fairness." Also: Yael Tamir in "Hands off Clitoridemy," Maureen Paul on "Abortion's Past," Sven Birkets on the fate of books, and Alan Stone reviews Antonia's Line. Plus poetry by Kay Ryan, fiction, book reviews and much more.
Stephen Lerner's "Reviving Unions," and Adam Przeworski's "A Better Democracy, A Better Economy." Also: Arthur Waskow responds to Richard Flacks in "A Politics of the Soul," Michael Montgomery dissects Yugoslavia in "Spreading the Nationalist Virus," and Alan Stone reviews Othello. Plus fiction, poetry, Scott Sherman on Taibo's novels and much more.
Responses to Richard Flacks' "Reflections on Strategy in a Dark Time." Also: Edward Wolff asks, "Time for a Wealth Tax?" Rose Ryan chronicles an abusive relationship and Alan Stone reviews Sense and Sensibility. Plus Nguyen Ba Chung on Vietnamese poetry: "Imagining the Nation," poetry, book reviews and much more.
Debate on labor standards with Alice Amsden and Richard Rothstein. Also: Joseph Brodsky's "Letter to Horace," Richard Flacks on radical democracy in "Strategy in a Dark Time, " Ned Block on The Bell Curve, and Alan Stone reviews Persuasion. Plus fiction, poetry, book reviews and much more.
Ruy Teixeira on the Democrats and the economy, John Canham-Clyne, Steffie Woolhandler, and David Himmelstein on rational health care, and reader responses to Eugene Rivers, and Judith Jarvis Thomson. Also: Allan Forbes on WWII's tragic precedent: killing civilians; Alan Stone reviews Burnt by the Sun, Debra Dickerson's "Digging Ditches," poetry, book reviews and much more.
"Force Without Reason": Randall Forsberg on the military budget, Judith Jarvis Thomson's "Abortion," and Eugene Rivers' "An Agenda for Black Intellectuals." Also: Neil Gordon reflects on the genesis of a political fanatic, Rafael Campo on poetry and AIDS, and Alan Stone on Fellini's 8 1/2. Plus Edwin Frank's "Writing About Revolution," poetry, book reviews and much more.
Debate on John Roemer's "Equality and Responsibilty ," with responses by T.M. Scanlon, Robert Solow, Samuel Scheffler, Richard Epstein, Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, and others. Also: Joshua Cohen and Joel Rogers, "After Liberalism," Marc Haefele on immigrant bashing in California, and Alan Stone on Pulp Fiction's bloody success. Plus fiction, poetry, book reviews and much more.