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What is a Progressive Populist?
On the Budget: Up the Ante
Agriculture Wins Mention
Where's the Bug?
JIM HIGHTOWER: Vermont bucks Bovine Growth Hormone; America--Land of Liberty?; Joe Camel and the Weekly Reader; Telephone Spies; Turkeys on Drugs.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
FEATURE: ADM: Where the Competitors are Friends and the Customers are Enemies, by A.V. Krebs.
RURAL ROUTES: Who will Sell Out, by Art Cullen
FEATURE: What You'll Swallow: Toxic Sludge is Good for You, by John Stauber and Sheldom Rampton.
Congress Takes to the Bottle
PROFILE: Populist Organizer at Home on the Range
JESSE JACKSON: The Big Show
A Nod to the Workers, But Wall Street Gets the Kiss
Senate Votes on Worker Issues
RALPH NADER, IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST: The Sin of Serving the Public.
AN AMERICAN'S STORY: I'm Just a Temp: Living and Working at the Bottom of the Office, by Carol Gales
Will U.S. Trade Unions Join the Global Effort?, by Christopher Cook.
Labor's Ups and Downs, by Laura McClure.
Progressives Split over Jobs
The Problems with Clinton, by Will Durst.
HAL CROWTHER: Downsizing the Republic
CAROL COUNTRYMAN: TALES FROM EAST TEXAS: On the Waterfront.
PETER MONTAGUE: Cut Waste, Not Trees.
JAMES McCARTY YEAGER: Yellow Dog Bites
MEDIA BEAT: The Twain that Most Americans Never Meet, by Jeff Cohen and Norman Solomon.
DAN YURMAN: HIGH COUNTRY EXTREMES: Idaho's Plutonian Landscape
CHARLES LEVENDOSKY: Congress Threatened with Internet. Critics Say Flat Tax Favors Rich.
Divorcing Ross, by Mark Spencer.
Contract Pollster Flubbed.
Call Me a Conspiracy Theorist: Listen to the Folks in Meadville, by Fred Gustafson.
MOLLY IVINS: The Recent Annals of Corporate Malecture; Who's Paying all the Taxes; a Big Stink Pile.
EUGENE McCARTHY: The Flag as a Gag.
Newt's History Lesson, by Will Durst.