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  1. Annals of Education: Class Struggle
    Twenty-five years after the introduction of open admissions at City College, a semester...
    The New Yorker, September 19, 1994, pp. 76-79
  2. Annals of Education: The Hearts and Minds of City College
    Leonard Jeffries still faces a challenge on campus for the future of black studies
    The New Yorker, June 7, 1993, pp. 42-53
  3. Annals of Ideas: Intellectual Stock Picking
    The Manhattan Institute was born of the New Right. Now it has staked a claim in the lib...
    The New Yorker, February 7, 1994, pp. 36-43
  4. Back to Basic
    The p.c. assault on teaching remedial writing
    The New Republic, February 8, 1993, p. 18
  5. The Best Intentions (2006)
    Kofi Annan and the UN in the Era of American World Power
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
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    Books in Brief (Review)
    Decadence: The Strange Life of an Epithet, by Richard Gilman
    1. Decadence: The Strange Life of an Epithet by Richard Gilman
    The Saturday Review, September 1, 1979, p. 46
  7. The Critics
    Books: It's Elementary (Review)
    The Power of Their Ideas, by Deborah Meier
    1. The Power of Their Ideas by Deborah Meier
    The New Yorker, July 17, 1995, pp. 74-78
  8. Issues
    Bussiness '78
    The Saturday Review, November 11, 1978, pp. 18-21
  9. City on a Hill (1994)
    Testing the American Dream at City College
    4 Reviews
  10. [+]
    Colorbind (Review)
    In Andrew Hacker's world, race is everything. In the real one, it's not so simple.
    1. Two Nations by Andrew Hacker
    The Washington Monthly, May 1992, pp. 48-51
  11. Comment: Glittering Prize
    Imagine the XXIX Olympiad right here
    The New Yorker, August 5, 1996, pp. 4-5
  12. Comment: Rudy Awakening
    The Mayor takes up midnight basketball, at an away game
    The New Yorker, September 5, 1994, pp. 5-7
  13. Comment: The Dunciad
    The mock epic of the Mayor and the school board
    The New Yorker, October 23, 1995, pp. 7-9
  14. Communal Strife in India
    Mrs. Gandhi Lays Down the Law
    The Nation, November 15, 1980, p. 506
  15. Curriculum reform
    Subject matters
    Blueprint/The New Democrat, Fall 1999, pp. 24-31
  16. Deeper and Deeper
    The New Republic, February 29, 1988, pp. 20-22
  17. Dept. of Disputation: The Criminals of Tomorrow
    Why does a Princeton professor want to put more people in jail?
    The New Yorker, November 4, 1996, pp. 50-54
  18. [+]
    The Desert Prince (2 Reviews)
    Rudy!, by Wayne Barrett and Adam Fifield
    1. Rudy! by Wayne Barrett and Adam Fifield
    2. Rudy Giuliani: Emperor of the City by Andrew Kirtzman
    The New York Review of Books, October 19, 2000, pp. 17-20
  19. Down and Out in Dharamsala
    The Saturday Review, March 18, 1978, pp. 28-29
  20. Essay
    Can Separate Be Equal?
    The Harpers Monthly, June 1994, pp. 36-47
  21. The Freedom Agenda (2008)
    Why America Must Spread Democracy (Just Not the Way George Bush Did)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  22. Books & the Arts
    Glory Days? (Review)
    The Shopping Mall High School, by Arthur G. Powell, Eleanor Farrar, and David K. Cohen,...
    1. The Shopping Mall High School by Arthur G. Powell, Eleanor Farrar, and David K. Cohen, ...
    The Nation, November 9, 1985, pp. 477-478
  23. God and Man in Guatemala
    The Saturday Review, October 14, 1978, pp. 25-28
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    Golden Boy (Review)
    The Trumps, by Gwenda Blair
    1. The Trumps by Gwenda Blair
    The New York Review of Books, December 21, 2000, pp. 31-33
  25. Inventing East Timor
    Foreign Affairs, July 2000, pp. 74-89
  26. The Katzenjammer Falcon
    New York Magazine, February 9, 1987, pp. 36-43
  27. Magnet Schools: Busing Without Tears?
    The New Republic, November 7, 1983, pp. 18-19
  28. Features
    The Moral Imperative
    Character Education, soul by soul, at the Hyde Schools
    Education Next, Winter 2005, pp. 22-33
  29. Multiple Intelligence Disorder
    The scientific establishment never fully accepted Howard Gardner's theories on IQ. But ...
    The New Republic, October 26, 1998, pp. 20-23
  30. New York Letter
    A Counter-Reality Grows in Harlem
    The Harpers Monthly, August 1991, pp. 69-76
  31. New York Story
    The falling murder rate in New York City proves that you don't have to solve the root c...
    The New Republic, January 27, 1997, pp. 12-15
  32. The Next University
    Drive-Thru U
    The New Yorker, October 20, 1997, pp. 114-123
  33. Cover Story
    Off Target
    The U.N. Oil-for-Food scandal is not really a scandal. It worked exactly as expected. A...
    The New Republic, February 21, 2005, pp. 14-16
  34. On Stage: Karole Armitage
    The New Yorker, October 7, 1996, pp. 68-71
  35. Onward and Upward With the Arts: Passing the Baton
    Workplace democracy in the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
    The New Yorker, August 26, 1996, pp. 100-105
  36. Our Local Correspondents
    The D.A.'s Dilemma
    The New Yorker, July 28, 1997, pp. 26-29
  37. Our Local Correspondents: Get Rudy
    Mayor Giuliani doesn't need to worry about Ed Koch's mission to push him out of office,...
    The New Yorker, October 14, 1996, pp. 46-49
  38. Our Local Correspondents: In Your Face
    Mayor Giuliani is as tough and confident at City Hall as he was in the U.S. Attorney's ...
    The New Yorker, April 17, 1995, pp. 49-55
  39. Our Local Correspondents: Shake Them Bones
    The Museum of Natural History's new president, Ellen Futter, is determined to keep it o...
    The New Yorker, March 13, 1995, pp. 48-67
  40. Our Local Correspondents: Street Fight
    Why are Manhattan businessmen fighting to see who can be nicest to the homeless?
    The New Yorker, September 4, 1995, pp. 36-38
  41. Our Local Correspondents: The Life Preserver
    For those who want to keep New Yorkers off death row, the new capital defender knows ho...
    The New Yorker, April 8, 1996, pp. 47-60
  42. Our Local Correspondents: The Political Supermarket
    When a grocery chain offered to open a branch in East Harlem, the politicians went on a...
    The New Yorker, May 29, 1995, pp. 41-44
  43. The Political Scene: Dollface
    Governor George Pataki emerges as the anti-Cuomo
    The New Yorker, January 15, 1996, pp. 28-35
  44. Issues
    The Privacy-Snatchers
    Are Information Gatherers Violating Your Rights?
    The Saturday Review, July 21, 1979, pp. 16-21
  45. Report
    Goodbye, Dr. Spock
    The Harpers Monthly, March 1986, pp. 57-65
  46. Reports & Comment
    Oklahoma City: Separate and Equal
    The Atlantic Monthly, September 1991, pp. 24-39
  47. The Road to Mecca
    New York Magazine, June 24, 1991, pp. 36-43
  48. Rudy's Reversals
    How former New York prosecutor Rudy Giuliani's assault on white-collar criminals has tu...
    The New Republic, September 9, 1991, pp. 15-17
  49. Schooling: Principals in Action
    The Harpers Monthly, May 1983, pp. 12-17
  50. Sierra Leone
    The Worst Place on Earth
    The New York Review of Books, June 29, 2000, pp. 61-65
  51. The Sorry State of Indai
    The New Republic, June 4, 1984, pp. 19-23
  52. Stalking the Wild Aristocracy
    The Saturday Review, May 27, 1978, pp. 18-19
  53. Testing Texas
    Ending racial preferences at the University of Texas Law School was supposed to restore...
    The New Republic, April 6, 1998, pp. 20-25
  54. Too Good To Be True (1990)
    The Outlandish Story of Wedtech
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  55. Urban Enterprise Fraud
    The New Republic, October 18, 1982, pp. 11-14
  56. You Can Get It If You Really Want
    West Indians can overcome racism, so why can't other blacks?
    The Harpers Monthly, June 1982, pp. 27-31
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