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  • December 1997

    Robert D. Kaplan, “Was Democracy Just a Moment?”; Alan S. Blinder and Richard E. Quandt, “The Computer and the Economy”; Paul R. Ehrlich et al, “No Middle Way on the Environment”; Jonathan Scull, “All Sales Are Vinyl”; and much more.

  • November 1997

    Seamus Heaney, “All Ireland's Bard”; E. Annie Proulx, “The Half-Skinned Steer”; Katha Pollitt, “Feminism's Unfinished Business”; Ian Frazier, “Typwriter Man”; Richard Wilbur, “The Disappearing Alphabet”; and much more.

  • October 1997

    Francine Russo, “Can the Government Prevent Divorce?”; Witold Rybczynski, “Keeping the Modern Modern”; William Langewiesche, “Slam and Jam”; William Matthews, “Dire Cure”; and much more.

  • September 1997

    Eric Schlosser, “A Grief Like No Other”; Hans Koning, “Notes on the Twentieth Century”; Wendy Kaminer, “A Civic Duty to Annoy”; Marshall Jon Fisher, “moldovascam.com”; and much more.

  • August 1997

    Ellen Ruppel Shell, “Resurgence of a Deadly Disease”; Louise Erdrich, “Satan: Hijacker of a Planet”; Roy Blount Jr., “Diamond Nuggets”; James Fallows, “Computers: Zoot!”; and much more.

  • July 1997

    Todd Oppenheimer, “The Computer Delusion”; Thomas E. Ricks, “The Widening Gap Between the Military and Society”; Dick Teresi, “Zero”; Marshall Jon Fisher, “Alleycat Couriers”; and much more.

  • June 1997

    Chandler Burr, “The AIDS Exception: Privacy vs. Public Health”; Mark Sagoff, “Do We Consume Too Much?”; Larry Heinemann, “The Fragging”; Francis Davis, “The Man From Heaven”; and much more.

  • May 1997

    Randall Kennedy, “My Race Problem -- and Ours”; Scott Stossel, “The Man Who Counts the Killings”; Katha Pollitt, “Abortion in American History”; Wislawa Szymborska, “A Word on Statistics”; and much more.

  • April 1997

    Robert D. King, “Should English Be the Law?”; Stephen S. Hall, “Vaccinating Against Cancer”; Toby Lester, “Secondhand Music”; Tom Mueller, “Underground Rome”; and much more.

  • March 1997

    Peter Edelman, “The Worst Thing Bill Clinton Has Done”; Ezekiel Emanuel, “Whose Right to Die?”; Matthew Gurewitsch, “An Audubon in Sound”; Lester C. Thurow, “The Revolution Upon Us”; and much more.

  • February 1997

    George Soros, “The Capitalist Threat”; Suzanne Gordon, “What Nurses Stand For”; Ian Frazier, “Laws Concerning Food and Drink; Household Principles; Lamentations of the Father”; and much more.

  • January 1997

    Anthony King, “Running Scared”; Akhil Sharma, “Cosmopolitan”; Corby Kummer, “The World as Your Oyster”; Alexander von Hoffman, “Urban Affairs: Good News!”; and much more.

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