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The best of the Nation : selections from the independent magazine of politics and culture

Author: Victor S Navasky; Katrina Vanden Heuvel
Publisher: New York : Thunder's Mouth Press ; [Emeryville, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2000.
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Articles published in "The Nation" during the 1990s include contributions by E.L. Doctorow, Susan Faludi, Allen Ginsberg, Molly Ivins, Arthur Miller, Michael Moore, Salman Rushdie, and Calvin Trillin.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor S Navasky; Katrina Vanden Heuvel
ISBN: 1560252677 9781560252672
OCLC Number: 43385063
Description: xxii, 607 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Prez V. Uptight Re: Boldness Gap 1/1/90 / Douglas McGrath 1 --
Michael Harrington, Socialist 1/8-15/90 / Cornel West 6 --
Time for Our Sinatra Doctrine 2/12/90 / Carlos Fuentes 12 --
Out of the Mouth of Babes: Child Abuse and the Abuse of Adults 2/12/90 / Alexander Cockburn 19 --
Bad Day in Pleasantville 5/7/90 / Benjamin H. Cheever 24 --
Break Up the Blocs in Europe 8/13-20/90 / E.P. Thompson 31 --
Notes on Our Patriarchal State 8/27/90-9/3/90 / Gore Vidal 39 --
Let 'Em Vote for "None of the Above" 9/10/90 / Micah L. Sifry 47 --
Embargoed Literature 9/17/90 / Edward W. Said 53 --
Wild at Heart 9/17/90 / Stuart Klawans 59 --
High and Low at MoMA 11/26/90 / Arthur C. Danto 65 --
Priest and His People 12/24/90 / Amy Wilentz 74 --
Rise of Louis Farrakhan Part one All for One and None for All: The Rise of Louis Farrakhan Part two: 1/21-28/91 / Adolph Reed, Jr. 78 --
Beating about Executive Privilege 2/25/91 / Richard Howard 100 --
Choice Can Save Public Education 3/4/91 / Deborah W. Meier 102 --
Taking the Democratic Way 4/22/91 / Mary Kaldor 110 --
Loss 7/15-22/91 / Yevgeny Yevtushenko 117 --
Three Days That Shook the Kremlin 9/9/91 / Katrina vanden Heuvel 119 --
Canon to the Right of Me ... 9/23/91 / Katha Pollitt 122 --
Paperbacking of Publishing 10/7/91 / Ted Solotaroff 130 --
Perils of the New Nationalism 11/4/91 / Eric Hobsbawm 139 --
Clinton and Rickey Ray Rector 3/2/92 / Christopher Hitchens 143 --
Pearl 3/30/92 / James Merrill 146 --
Gulf War as Total Television 5/11/92 / Tom Engelhardt 148 --
Karma Ran over My Dogma 5/18/92 / Clancy Sigal 156 --
Bad Bears News--Exchange 5/25/92 / William Seagraves, Andrew Kopkind 160 --
In LA, Burning All Illusions 6/1/92 / Mike Davis 163 --
Emergency Room (Turnpike, Anywhere, U.S.A.) 6/15/92 / Mona Van Duyn 172 --
A Few Kind Words for Liberalism 9/28/92 / Philip Green 174 --
Notes from Another Country 9/14/92 / Molly Ivins 183 --
Character of Presidents 11/9/92 / E.L. Doctorow 188 --
November First 2/22/93 / Charles Simic 195 --
Women Hide Behind a Wall of Silence 3/1/93 / Slavenka Drakulic 196 --
Sisters Under the Skin--Exchange 3/8/93 / Jan Clausen, Barrie Karp, Ynestra King, Jane Lazarre, Grace Paley, Suzanne Gordon, Katha Pollitt 203 --
A Guide to the Ghettos 3/15/93 / Camilo Jose Vergara 210 --
Trouble Still in Forrest City 3/22/93 / Robert Scheer 217 --
Gay Moment 5/3/93 / Andrew Kopkind 224 --
Truth about the A.B.A. 6/7/93 / Elisabeth Sifton 240 --
Identity Politics in New York City 6/21/93 / Michael Tomasky 248 --
Cesar's Ghost 7/26-8/2/93 / Frank Bardacke 257 --
Giving the Devil His Due--Exchange 8/23-30/93 / Salman Rushdie, Alexander Cockburn 267 --
Words are All I Have--Exchange 12/27/93 / Laura Flanders, Cass R. Sunstein, Lindsay Waters, Claire Silvers, Maria Eugenia Quintana, Paul Adams, Christopher Palmer, Stephanie Gouse, Aida Donald, Carlin Romano 271 --
Age of Reason, 1794-1994 2/21/94 / Ring Lardner, Jr. 277 --
Zapatist A! The Phoenix Rises 3/28/94 / Paco Ignacio Taibo II 280 --
Land of the Dead 4/25/94 / John Pilger 289 --
Confessions of a Tobacco Fiend 4/25/94 / John Leonard 296 --
A Deserter from Death 6/20/94 / Daniel Singer 301 --
A Socialism of the Skin 7/4/94 / Tony Kushner 307 --
Battues 7/4/94 / W.S. Merwin 316 --
Behind Haiti's Paramilitaries 10/24/94 / Allan Nairn 317 --
1953 1/2/95 / Philip Levine 323 --
Character in Biography 2/13/95 / Carol Brightman 324 --
Racism Has Its Privileges 3/27/95 / Roger Wilkins 335 --
One Violent Crime 4/3/95 / Bruce Shapiro 346 --
Allegory of the Cave--Exchange 4/24/95 / Arthur C. Danto, Clayton Eshleman, Alexander Cockburn 359 --
Buying His Way to a Media Empire 5/29/95 / Robert Sherrill 365 --
Hiring Quotas for White Males Only 6/26/95 / Eric Foner 375 --
To Newt on Art 7/31-8/7/95 / Arthur Miller 379 --
Is There Method in His Madness? 9/25/95 /- Kirkpatrick Sale 382 --
Different Drummer Please, Marchers! 10/30/95 / Patricia J. Williams 392 --
Ballad of the Skeletons 11/27/95 / Allen Ginsberg 395 --
Inside the Butts Box: The Cigarette Papers 1/1/96 / Jon Wiener 400 --
Hip Is Dead 4/1/96 / Tom Frank 415 --
Does Maureen Down Have an Opinion? 5/13/96 / Susan Faludi 419 --
How News Becomes Opinion, and Opinion Off-Limits 6/24/96 / Salman Rushdie 422 --
Centrism, Populist Style 10/7/96 / Richard Parker 427 --
'Transition' or Tragedy? 12/30/96 / Stephen F. Cohen 432 --
Hans Christian Ostro 12/30/96 / Agha Shahid Ali 435 --
Journals of the Plague Years 5/12/97 / Edmund White 437 --
Heart of Whiteness 10/6/97 / Eric Alterman 446 --
When Government Gets Mean: Confessions of a Recovering Statist 11/17/97 / Barbara Ehrenreich 458 --
Is the Left Nuts? (Or Is It Me?) 11/17/97 / Michael Moore 467 --
First Projects, Then Principles 12/22/97 / Richard Rorty 469 --
Michael Moore's Mailbag--Exchange 1/5/98 / Kelly Candaele, Terence M. Ripmaster, Ellen Frank, Kenny Bruno, John Anner, Steve Gallagher, Pat Gallagher, Robert T. Bowen, Lester Rodney, Mike Matejka, Peter W. Denzer, Michael Moore 475 --
"66 Things to Think About When Flying Into Reagan National Airport" 3/2/98 / David Corn 482 --
General Pinochet Still Rules: 25 Years After Allende 3/23/98 / Marc Cooper 484 --
Some People 3/23/98 / Wislawa Szymborska 503 --
We Need a Radical Left 6/29/98 / Ellen Willis 505 --
Devil's Ball 7/8/98 / Yusef Komunyakaa 512 --
Dialectical McCarthyism (s) 7/20/98 / Victor Navasky 513 --
Unchained Melody 5/11/98 / Marshall Berman 521 --
Performance and Reality: Race, Sports and the Modern World 8/10-17/98 / Gerald Early 531 --
All the World's a Ball 8/10-17/98 / Eduardo Galeano 550 --
Writing Robeson 12/28/98 / Martin Duberman 554 --
Historic Question Department, 11th Grade Division 1/11/99 / Calvin Trillin 564 --
False Dawn of Civil Society 2/22/99 / David Rieff 565 --
Sextuple Jeopardy 2/22/99 / Jonathan Schell 573 --
NATO: at 50, It's Time to Quit 5/10/99 / Benjamin Schwarz, Christopher Layne 576 --
Unfinished Business: Clinton's Lost Presidency 2/14/2000 / William Greider 583 --
"The American Neo-Nazi Movement Today" by David Levine--July 16/23, 1990 --
"Hair Line" by David Levine--March 2, 1992 --
"From Russia with Love and Squalor" by Maris Bishofs--January 18, 1993 --
NAFTA by Frances Jetter--January 17, 1994 --
"Contract on America" by Robert Grossman--December 12, 1994 --
"Medicine and the Madness of the Market" by Edward Sorel--January 9/16, 1995 --
"Citizen Murdoch" by Steve Brodner--May 29, 1995 --
"National Rorschach" by Art Spiegelman--October 30, 1995 --
"The Cigarette Papers" by Gary Trudeau--January 1, 1996 --
Tom Tomorrow cartoon--January 1, 1996 --
"The Inflation of Alan Greenspan" by Steve Brodner--March 11, 1996 --
"Mad Politicians Disease" by Sue Coe--May 13, 1996 --
Tom Tomorrow cartoon--May 20, 1996 --
"Let's All DO the Twister!" by Robert Grossman--June 3, 1996 --
"The Supremes" by Robert Burke--October 14, 1996 --
"Political Descent '96" by Edward Sorel--November 4, 1996 --
"Preachers to Power" by Edward Sorel--July 13, 1998 --
"Impeachment Trail Highlights" by Steven Brodner--January 18, 1999 --
"Uncle Sam at the Millenium" by Edward Sorel--October 17, 2000.
Other Titles: Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865)
Responsibility: edited by Victor Navasky & Katrina vanden Heuvel ; foreword by Gore Vidal.
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Writings by such contributors as Molly Ivins, Ralph Nader, Gore Vidal, Toni Morrison, and William Styron are featured in this collection of a decade's worth of articles and essays from the preeminent  Read more...

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