In This Issue
D. D. Guttenplan, “The Holocaust on Trial”; Debbie Bookchin and Jim Schumacher, “The Virus and the Vaccine”; James Fallows, “Inside the Leviathan”; Trevor Corson, “China's Blue-Collar Blues”; and much more.
A short and stimulating brush with Microsoft's corporate culture
A simian virus known as SV40 has been associated with a number of rare human cancers. This same virus contaminated the polio vaccine administered to 98 million Americans from 1955 to 1963. Federal health officials see little reason for concern. A growing cadre of medical researchers disagree
If not exactly a golden age, the seventies was a time of remarkable artistic ferment
"So out of the ground the Lord God formed every beast of the field and every bird of the air, and brought them to the man to see what he would call them; and whatever the man called every living creature, that was its name." - Genesis 2:19
Top-down economic reform in China has triggered protest from its victims—a classic Marxist proletariat
A visit to the sunstruck landscape of Death Valley, and to the isolated cabin where Charles Manson lived in 1969
A sweet corner of Italy just over the Ponte del Cancello Dorato
In some circles in New York and Los Angeles, our reviewer writes, "no one knows anymore what a fifty-five-year-old woman really looks like"