A shocking account of IBM's complicity with the Nazis is a reminder that people bear moral responsibility for the actions of the corporation&mdasha point that critics have failed to grasp.
Philip Roth's recently completed trilogy of novels about America offers a vision of paradise lost
In taking on Big Tobacco as head of the FDA, David Kessler made a historic contribution to America's public health
An alternative history of the Clinton Administration
A valiant proposal to give every American twenty-one-year-old the same chance to prosper (or fail)
Like it or not, welfare reform has arrived, in the form of a bill signed into law last year by President Clinton. The Atlantic's Jack Beatty convenes a panel of experts to discuss the future of welfare in this country.
Americans are proud of the role immigration has played in their past but seem to fear its role in the present. The Atlantic's Jack Beatty convenes a panel of experts on immigration and asks if this fear is justified.
The years of abundance and racial reconstruction were all the time making for the darkest folly.
"A pillow fight at the Somerset Club," one local wag calls the Senate contest betweensons of prominent Brahmin families in Massachusetts. Meanwhile, the son of its most famous Irish family watches and smiles.
"People who should have been indicted got honorary degrees" - Kevin Phillips on the political climate of the 1980s.
The political book of the year predicts a Progressive revival--and is too easy on Bill Clinton
Meetings with Joseph Abboud, the Boston-born clothing designer, and sightings of Troy and Rib on the runway
A review of All God's Children: The Bosket Family and the American Tradition of Violence by Fox Butterfield
A visit to an archetypal Vermont town
In the footsteps of Grant and Lee