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Argentina’s new civilian president must start work on a long, inherited agenda before he can dra w up his own
A twenty-year experiment with “scientific socialism” appears in many respects to have failed
A sharp increase in crime and resistance from the right have the government divided over whether to continue its program of prison reform
The United States and the Soviet Union are engaged in a competition that threatens both with nuclear annihilation
A failure to pursue basic plant science may imperil the pre-eminence of American agriculture