The Washington Monthly Archives
The Washington Monthly • 42 Years, 418 Issues, 7,592 Articles, 27,230pp
December 2002 Issue - 24 Articles
- Letters, pp. 2-3
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 4-8
Vice City... Unread Cables... $50 Cocktails... H2 as 007 If W Were Bill... What Democra...
- How the Democrats Could Have Won, pp. 9-11
Three ideas that might have changed the elections.
- Tutor Restoration, pp. 12-15
Test-prep firms like The Princeton Review are invading America's grade schools. This is...
- Privatizing Propaganda, pp. 16-18
Poppy Bush and his cronies rescued Dubya's Iraq policy. Now they're saving his propagan...
- Comparative Advantage, pp. 19-23
How economist Paul Krugman became the most important political columnist in America.
- Who's Who?, pp. 24-25
- Unnecessary Evil, pp. 26-29
China's Muslims aren't terrorists. So why did the Bush administration give Beijing the ...
- Beijing's Long Arms, pp. 30-31
How China is suppressing Falun Gong in America.
- War Dames, pp. 32-36
If America invades Iraq, thousands of female U.S. soldiers will fight on the front lines.
- Monthly Journalism Award, p. 37
- Tidbits & Outrages, p. 38
- Bright Lights, Small Village, pp. 39-43
Why helping Africa get solar power is good for America.
On Political Books
[+] Bumper Mentality (Review) , pp. 44-45
Americans buy SUVs to feel safer. They should buy life insurance, too.
- High and Mighty by Keith Bradsher
- PLUS: Monster Truck Liberals, pp. 46-48
[+] House Negro (Review) , pp. 49-50
Why J.C. Watts is Congress' last black Republican.
- What Color is a Conservative? by J.C. Watts and Chriss Winston
[+] Sales to a Minor (Review) , pp. 51-52
Can commercial culture possibly corrupt today's teens more than it did their parents?
- Branded: The Buying and Selling of Teenagers by Alissa Quart
[+] Beam Me Up, Scotty (Review) , p. 53
Scotty, by John F. Stacks
- Scotty by John F. Stacks
[+] Still Stupid? (Review) , p. 54
It's Still the Economy, Stupid, by Paul Begala
- It's Still the Economy, Stupid by Paul Begala
[+] Patriot Gains (Review) , p. 55
A Free Nation Deep in Debt, by James Macdonald
- A Free Nation Deep in Debt by James Macdonald
[+] Talk Dirty (Review) , p. 56
Talk About Sex, by Janice M. Irvine
- Talk About Sex by Janice M. Irvine
[+] Size Matters (Review) , p. 57
Why Economies Grow, by Jeff Madrick
- Why Economies Grow by Jeff Madrick
[+] Roadside Attraction (Review) , pp. 58-62
Great White Fathers, by John Taliaferro
- Great White Fathers by John Taliaferro
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