The Washington Monthly Archives
The Washington Monthly • 42 Years, 418 Issues, 7,592 Articles, 27,230pp
May 1985 Issue - 22 Articles
- Letters, pp. 1-3
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 4-9
Greedy corporate kids... spies in our embassies... Bradlee's monopoly... and other odds...
- How to End the Federal Pension Scandal, pp. 10-14
The first step is to pay federal workers what they really deserve.
- Monthly Journalism Award, pp. 15-20
- Memo of the Month, pp. 21-23
- Why the Largest Teachers Union Puts Its Staff First and Education Second, pp. 24-30
Two NEA exiles tell why they left.
- Political Puzzle, pp. 31-32
- Who's Who, p. 33
- Indian Bingo Hall Showdown, pp. 34-38
The Seminoles are winning because they've found a loophole in the white man's law.
- Tidbits and Outrages, p. 39
- The Premed Machine, pp. 40-51
"It's kill or be killed."
On Political Books
[+] What's Wrong with Life Insurance (Review) , pp. 52-54
Name a product that yields a 14-cent return for every dollar you invest.
- The Life Insurance Game by Ronald Kessler
[+] A Lonely Crusade for Classroom Standards (Review) , pp. 55-57
Diane Ravitch has been right for 20 years, but is anyone listening?
- The Schools We Deserve by Diane Ravitch
[+] Political Booknotes (8 Reviews) , p. 58
[+] Review With All Disrespect, by Calvin Trillin (Review) , p. 58
- With All Disrespect by Calvin Trillin
[+] Review Falwell: Before the Millennium, by Dinesh D'Souza (Review) , p. 58
- Falwell: Before the Millennium by Dinesh D'Souza
[+] Review Disconnecting Parties, by W. Brooke Tunstall (Review) , p. 59
- Disconnecting Parties by W. Brooke Tunstall
[+] Review The Trouble With America, by Michel Crozier (Review) , p. 60
- The Trouble With America by Michel Crozier
[+] Review Another War, Another Peace, by Ronald J. Glasser (Review) , p. 60
- Another War, Another Peace by Ronald J. Glasser
[+] Review Lay Bare the Heart, by James Farmer (Review) , p. 60
- Lay Bare the Heart by James Farmer
[+] Review The Transfer of Care, by Phil Brown (Review) , p. 60
- The Transfer of Care by Phil Brown
[+] Review Grave New World, by Michael A. Ledeen (Review) , pp. 61-62
- Grave New World by Michael A. Ledeen