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November/December 2005
Jill Quadagno, John Geyman, Ezekial J. Emanuel and Victor R. Fuchs, and Barbara Starfield discuss reasons and ways to reform health care. Alex Byrne on cognition and epistemology; John Crowley on Richard Hughes; Marjorie Perloff on the poetry of Paul Celan; the 8th annual poetry contest, judged by Mark Strand.  

Reforming Health Care

Jill Quadagno
The Common Interest
John Geyman
Getting Covered
Ezekiel J. Emanuel and Victor R. Fuchs
The Primary Solultion
Barbara Starfield


Mexico’s Race Problem

The real story behind Fox’s faux pas
Claudio Lomnitz

After the Double No

The EU’s best hope
Jan-Werner Müller

The Auditors

Bad intelligence and the loss of public trust
Hugh Gusterson

Knowing Our Minds
Why some philosophers say we can’t
Alex Byrne
Little Criminals
Three rediscovered novels by Richard Hughes
John Crowley
Other People’s Grief
Michael Cunningham’s Specimen Days
Jan Clausen


T.E. Holt

On Film

Choosing Love
Jacques Audiard’s The Beat That My Heart Skipped
Alan A. Stone

On Poetry

Poet’s Sampler
Introduced by Albert Goldbarth
Christin Call
Eighth Annual Poetry Contest
This year’s winner: Mike Perrow
Mark Strand
A Poet’s Hope
The works of Paul Celan
Marjorie Perloff
Fatal Affliction
Saskia Hamilton’s Divide These
Raymond McDaniel


Chamber Heart
Anne Dude, translated by Andrew Shields
John Kinsella
The Circle of the Fifths
Catherine Meng
A Set Piece
Jesse Ball
Endless Topic
Richard Meier
Composite after Three Poems in the Same Anthology
Rafael Campo
Waste Capital
Giles Goodland
Double Sonnet
Dara Wier

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