The main threat to social justice and economic stability now comes from the uninhibited pursuit of laissez-faire economics, argues one of the world's most prominent capitalists, who warns that the very ideal of an "open society" is at stake.
by George Soros
Time to End the Korean War
Tensions over North Korea's suspected nuclear-weapons program point up our misunderstanding of the Korean peninsula's military and psychological dynamics.
by Bruce Cumings
What Nurses Stand For
Among the last to receive recognition, nurses are now among the first victims of the new corporate medicine.
by Suzanne Gordon
Notes & Comment: Citizen 501(c)(3)
One of the most significant actors in our national life -- the tax-exempt foundation -- is also one of the most often overlooked. It is time to start paying attention.
by Nicholas Lemann
Foreign Affairs: History Moving North
Mexico seems to be evolving backward. Has nationhood been merely an interlude?
by Robert D. Kaplan
Americana: Blood and Motherly Advice
In which the author becomes a convert to the American military's earnest approach to television.
by Gregg Easterbrook
Fiction & Poetry
by Stephen Sandy
There Was a Time A short story
by Christina Adam
Like No Other
by Peter Davison
The Lovely Tall Novelist Danced
by Laura Newbern
Laws Concerning Food and Drink; Household Principles; Lamentations of the Father
by Ian Frazier
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Arts & Leisure
Travel: Scaling Alaska's Heights
Welcome to Juneau, where the West's natural majesty is accessible to the casual traveler.
by Charles Thompson
Sport: In the Monster's Maw
When you "noodle" for catfish, it's not hard to tell when you've got a bite.
by Burkhard Bilger
De Sade's Daughters
On the new erotic fiction.
by Lee Siegel
Whatever Happened to Integration?
Tragic Failure: Racial Integration in America.
by Tom Wicker
The Trouble With Friendship: Why Americans Can't Think Straight About Race
by Benjamin DeMott
by Gerald Early
by Phoebe-Lou Adams
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