March 2000 | Volume 285 No. 3|
The Kept University|
American universities have turned increasingly to corporations for money. All the corporations want in return is unprecedented control over the creation and commercialization of knowledge.
by Eyal Press and Jennifer Washburn
The Soundtracking of America
We are terrorized by music -- in stores and restaurants, in cars and elevators, on the telephone, in the restroom. Give us a break.
by J. Bottum
Notes on the Murder of Thirty of My Neighbors
"Near my house in the 1990s we had drive-by killings, run-by killings, sneak-up killings, gunfights and battles, car chases," the author writes. "We have had so many killings that our own values have been blasted askew." A report from "Our Nation's Neighborhood," on Capitol Hill.
by Jim Myers