The New Republic Archives
The New Republic • 96 Years, 4,504 Issues, 84,793 Articles, 162,453pp
May 25, 1998 Issue - 18 Articles
- Correspondence, pp. 4-5
Pork is panned, Moynihan replies, etc.
- TRB: To Tell the Truth, p. 6
Moral absolutism in the media
- The Editors, p. 7
Much Ado About Nothing:Congress hasn't been accomplishing much lately---but is that suc...
- Notebook, pp. 8-9
The Unabomber's punishment, Nelson Mandela's loyalties, etc.
- The Hard Questions: Spoiled Sports, pp. 10-13
Can communities reclaim hometown franchies and restore democratic luster to professiona...
- White House Watch: Snog Job, p. 14
How the administration convinced Congress that NATO expansion was a popular juggernaut
- On the Hill: People of Gender, pp. 15-16
Why a Republican congresswoman is suddenly getting in touch with her inner feminist
- Divided They Stand, pp. 17-18
The proposed creation of one giant teachers' union could mean the salvation of public e...
- Battle Wary, pp. 19-20
The Clinton adminstration seems to have forgotten that the threat of force only works i...
- The Sanctions Sellout, pp. 21-25
How corporate America got the Clinton administratoin to buy its plans for "construction...
Books and the Arts
[+] On Films: Injustices (2 Reviews) , p. 26
Les Miserables (1998 Film), by Bille August
- Les Miserables (1998 Film) by Bille August
- Healing by Killing (1998 Film) by Nitzan Aviram
- On Theater: Calamity Jane, pp. 27-28
Jane Alexander returns to the state in Honour; Shakespeare's R&J is a triumph of very n...
[+] The Jerusalem Syndrome (Review) , pp. 29-31
Damascus Gate, by Robert Stone
- Damascus Gate by Robert Stone
[+] The Explanations (2 Reviews) , pp. 32-34
The Wealth and Poverty of Nations, by David S. Landes
- The Wealth and Poverty of Nations by David S. Landes
- World Economic Primacy, 1500-1990 by Charles P. Kindleberger
- Sky, p. 35
[+] An Unsentimental Journey (2 Reviews) , pp. 36-41
The Posthumous Memoirs of Bras Cubas, by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
- The Posthumous Memoirs of Bras Cubas by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
- Dom Casmurro by Machado de Assis
- Washington Diarist: Yidfellas, pp. 42-44
- Cover, Illustration