AUGUST 1999 | Volume 284 No. 2|
A Politics for
Yes, Xers are more politically disengaged than members of previous generations.
But they also share a set of beliefs -- fiscal conservatism, economic populism,
environmental activism -- that cross traditional political boundaries.
by Ted Halstead
Web-Only: My So-Called Generation
GenX writers respond to the August cover story, in an Atlantic Unbound Roundtable.
Thin Ice: "Stereotype Threat" and Black College Students
On tests, even well-prepared middle-class black college students lag behind
their white counterparts. A prominent black psychologist investigates why.
by Claude M. Steele
When angry celebrities clash with the tabloid press, the real combatants are
the lawyers. Who are these people?
by Alex Beam