Thomas I. Palley and Robert A. Levine, “Recipe for a Depression”; Francis Davis, “Like Young”; Steven Stark, “Gap Politics”; Wendy Kaminer, “The Latest Fashion in Irrationality”; and much more.
The famous gender gap is often described simply as good news for one party--women are moving to the Democrats. But it's a two-way gap--even more men have moved to the Republicans. Each party and its candidates now appear to represent, at least in part, the interests of one sex against the other
D URING the past decade the one thing Americans have known for sure about the federal budget deficit is that it is bad. Government spending soaked up…
Why a depression could happen
The belief that balancing the budget must takeprecedence over every other economic considerationhas captured the minds of President Bill Clinton andhis advisers. In this essay a former economic policymakertakes a critical look at the economic logic and portentoushistory behind a new orthodoxy he regards as dangerous
If you're confused about Postmodernism,that may mean you understand it.
Jazz has been attracting its first young audiences in decades -- but are they hearing a music without a future?
Visitors to Ulysses S. Grant's final resting placehave an opportunity to preserve their reactions for posterity. They don't need any prodding
Private companies will soon launch satellites powerful enough to spot environmental hazards--or a car in your driveway. Should we worry about snooping from space?
Renouncing a provision of the 1945 Potsdam Declaration, Germans are looking more than wistfully at lands they lost in the war -- and suing to get them back. Do some things never change?
Health spas are more numerous and diverse than ever before. Our correspondent learns how to choose wisely.
As the New York art world rebounds, dealers are responding to an increasingneed for community--and to high rents--byreviving the artistic salon.
A review of Last of the Savages by Jay McInerney
-- Hans Koning's article in this issue, "Germania Irredenta," about a lingering German desire for lost properties and territories, offers a…
-- LETTERS Mideast Oil Forever? Advice & Consent Mideast Oil Forever I am surprised that The Atlantic Monthly would print an…
Almanac -- The July Almanac Arts & Letters July 4, "Rings: Five Passions in World Art"--an exhibit that forms the …
-- Word Court. thanks to thanks to thanks to due to. J. Nina Lieberman. Where blame is more to the point than gratitude,…