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Commentary, January, 13 2000
Chomsky's ZSpace page
In fairness, it should be mentioned that the chorus of self-adulation that closed the millennium was disrupted by some discordant notes. Questions were raised about the consistency of our adherence to the guiding principles: the "new doctrine" tha...
Commentary, January, 12 2000
Guellec's ZSpace page
Malaysia is being pushed to modernize and this is attracting multinational companies and putting pressure of their healthcare system. The country's extensive public healthcare system can no longer provide free care on demand, promoting an expansio...
Commentary, January, 11 2000
Wise's ZSpace page
You know you're in trouble when Ronald Reagan starts to sound progressive. And you really know you're in trouble when so-called progressives make him sound that way, thanks to their own pathetic gesticulations on one or another issue.
Commentary, January, 10 2000
Chomsky's ZSpace page
The new year opened with familiar refrains, amplified by the numerology: a chorus of self-adulation, somber ruminations about the incomprehensible evil of our enemies, and the usual recourse to selective amnesia to smooth the way. A few illustrati...
Commentary, January, 09 2000
Hightower's ZSpace page
In a courtroom, an attorney asked the witness, "Sir, What's your IQ?" The fellow responded, "Well, I can see pretty well, I think."
Commentary, January, 08 2000
Hartmann's ZSpace page
Conservative anti-immigrant and population control forces are once again threatening to take control of the Sierra Club, one of the nation's most influential environmental organizations. A September 26 resolution by the Board of Directors changed ...
Graphic, January, 07 2000
Pond-mcpherson's ZSpace page
environment, camping, fashion, technology, nature
Commentary, January, 07 2000
Herman's ZSpace page
With a column on trade and globalization in the New York Times of January 2 ("Once And Again"), MIT economist Paul Krugman announces his new status as a Times columnist under the heading "Reckonings."
Commentary, January, 06 2000
Prashad's ZSpace page
No Farewell for This Admiral: Reflections on Diego Garcia
Commentary, January, 05 2000
Mokhiber's ZSpace page
At the end of the millennium, W.R. Grace should be considered a candidate as one of the world's most rapacious corporate predators. Of course, if you have seen the movie A Civil Action or read the book by the same title, you are aware of the inju...