|The American Prospect
Volume 11, Issue 12. May 8, 2000
Care, Charity, and Profit
Thy Kingdom Dot Com
The Money Chase
Joshua Micah Marshall
If the Democrats take the House, money will be a big reason.
Tallying the odds on 10 close House races.
How vaccination politics undermine public health.
Can former Soviet bioweapons scientists be trusted to turn their lethal skills to public health efforts?
Neglect for Sale
Eyal Press and Jennifer Washburn
Two decades ago, advocates fought to shut down abusive state institutions that warehoused the mentally retarded. Today, people with developmental disabilities face a new threat: big business. An investigative report.
Rx for a Planetary Fever
Diplomats expect an "emissions trading" market to solve global warming. It won't work. Here's what will.
Are We All Progressives Now?
John B. Judis
Today's politicians of the left, right, and center liken themselves to Progressive Era reformers.
When self-help books don't help, is anyone liable?
The Film Critic:
Word of Mouth
In Black and White, a film about the allure of hip-hop, wealthy white adolescents are drawn less to the music than to the life-style.
The TV Critic:
Psychic Friends Network
Corpses, clairvoyant in-jokes, and psychic coming-out stories in a prime-time support group, The Others.
Roar of the Crowd
Sports fans (especially Yankee fans) as primal horde.
History marches on. Rapidly.
Lies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong Edward Cohn; The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and the American Revolution Charles Davis; That '70s Decade ; Alexander Hamilton, American and Duel Richard C. Leone; How We Got Here and The Seventies Steven Biel
Red, White and Blue
Solutions to "Clues to Corruption" (April 24, 2000)
The Last Word:
The Great Divide
Robert B. Reich