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May 1997 -- Volume 3, Number
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Let Doctors Heal
Clinton's Cheap Chinese Buick Policy
Why People Hate Banks
Greenspan, Voodoo Man
A Failure of Leadership
Cops Nab 9-Year-Old
Gooberhead -- Al Dunlap
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Living with our choices
Food safety and world trade
Could a frog be that stupid?
Pass the word
Bill Bennett's clouded mind
Stuck in the Indiana mud
Getting their Fair Share:
Farm Women Launch 'Hillary Clinton Club' for Investments,
by Jane Braxton Little.
TALES FROM EAST TEXAS/Carol Countryman
Nix that Idea
We're All in the Same Global Boat
There's only one way to keep it from sinking: Bring up the bottom.
Drugstores Stick Together to Compete with Discount Giants, by Darren Waggoner.
Garbage In, Garbage Out!
FEATURE: Western Janitors Join Forces, by David Bacon.
REVIEW: Riverdance, by Delia A. Yeager.
BUSINESS ETHICS/Marjorie Kelly: Business Talk.
Rank-and-File Leader for a Democratic Union.
FEATURE: Watergate plus 25:
Still Following the Money,
by A.V. Krebs.
Comparisons to Watergate, a Fraud by Lazy Hacks.
Another stop toward a Green populist groundswell.
Chevron and the Religious Right:
The Assault on Eco-Education,
by Marianne Manilov and Tamara Schwarz
SIDEBAR: Questioning Eco 'Balance' in Texas, by Jim Cullen.
COVER STORY: Wal-Martizing Health Care,
by Sean Cahill.
COMMENT: Why the U.S. Needs a
Single-Payer Health Plan,
by David U. Himmelstein, M.D., and Steffie Woolhandler, M.D.
HEALTH CARE/Joan Retsinas: Some Devil's Advocates.
GLOBAL CITIZEN/Donella H. Meadows:
Industry Could be a Clean Air Good Guy.
COMMENT: Let's End Welfare as They Know It,
by Kevin Clarke.
COMMENT: Liggett Rats on Joe Camel: Head Butt Heads Butt Heads,
by Bob Harris
MADE IN THE USA/Joel D. Joseph:
Grocery Store Wars
DAVID MORRIS: Local vs. Absentee
MEDIA BEAT/Norman Solomon:
30 Years Later, 'A Day in the Life' Resonates
WORK IN PROGRESS: Stop the
Final Days II: People Do Care
TED RALL: Shaking Down the House:
Corporate Employees Give Themselves an Extra Edge.
LATINO SPECTRUM / Roberto Rodriguez and Patrisia Gonzales:
UFW Organizes a Living Monument to Cesar Chavez
PROLE PATROL/Fred Gustafson:
Malling the First Amendment
JESSE JACKSON: Reward the Work We Value
IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST/Ralph Nader:
Reviving Labor at the Grass Roots
FEATURE: Moms of
the '90s Take on Environmental Threats,
HAL CROWTHER: Mister Rogers: Won't you be my neighbor?
Cyberspace: Where Censors Meet the Constitution
New Theme for Forest Service: Serve the Forest?
As we approach abyss, Greenspan isn't helping
Upholding Texas' political reputation
Texas: Where we test your bad ideas
EUGENE J. McCARTHY:
Spin Doctors from Cassiodorus to Dick Morris
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