The Washington Monthly Archives
The Washington Monthly • 42 Years, 418 Issues, 7,592 Articles, 27,230pp
November 1998 Issue - 19 Articles
- Letters, pp. 2-3
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 4-7
Clinton's Candor... Surplus Scientists... Libertarian Lunacy... Push-Polling... Starr's...
- Lipstick Feminists, pp. 8-11
Sexual power is a pistol loaded with only one bullet.
- At Home Abroad, pp. 12-13
Why it's time to reform the Foreign service.
- Tidbits and Outrages, pp. 14-16
- Neglected Evidence, pp. 17-19
Why doesn't anyone pay attention to educational research?
- Monthly Journalism Award, pp. 20-21
- The Other Side of Henry Hyde, pp. 22-25
Will he do to Clinton what he did to Peter Galbraith?
- Who's Who, pp. 26-27
- Memo of the Month, p. 28
- Reinventing Retirement, pp. 29-35
Fixing Social Security is just the beginning.
On Political Books
[+] Why Parents Still Matter (Review) , pp. 36-38
Children learn a lot from their peers--but not everything.
- The Nurture Assumption by Judith Rich Harris
[+] It Takes a Nation (Review) , pp. 39-41
Is the income gap a symptom or a cause of our social ills?
- Created Unequal by James K. Galbraith
[+] The Symbolic Justice (Review) , pp. 42-44
Thurgood Marshall was a great litigator, but not a great Justice.
- Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary by Juan Williams
[+] Style, not Substance (Review) , pp. 45-48
Affirmative Action is not as liberal as you think.
- The Shape of the River by William G. Bowen and Derek Bok
[+] Target U.S.A. (Review) , p. 49
America's Achilles' Heel, by Richard A. Falkenrath, Robert D. Newman, and Bradley A. Th...
- America's Achilles' Heel by Richard A. Falkenrath, Robert D. Newman, and Bradley A. Thayer, ...
[+] Heart of Darkness (Review) , p. 50
We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families, by Philip Gour...
- We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families by Philip Gourevitch
[+] Master Plans (Review) , pp. 51-54
Seeing Like a State, by James C. Scott
- Seeing Like a State by James C. Scott
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