Vol. 43 • January 1996 • No. 1

Editor's Page 3
Cohen, Mitchell
Asks what's going on 5
Walzer, Michael
Worries about the Democrats 12
Meyerson, Harold
Outlines labor's hopes 16
Moberg, David
Examines third-party options 22
Kazin, Michael
Makes a case for a constitutional convention 27
Levinson, Sanford
Analyzes the Republicans' contract with business 33
Polsky, Andrew J.
The fear of foreigners 37
Mills, Nicolaus
The "hot money" crisis to the South 47
Pereira, Anthony W
The malling of Latin America 51
Colburn, Forrest D.
The French welfare state 54
Carpenter, Luther
Telling People What They Don't Want to Hear: The Original Preface to Animal Farm 59
Orwell, George
Women's Studies and Its Discontents 67
Stimpson, Catharine R.
Television's Anti-politics 76
Gitlin, Todd
Fidel in Manhattan 86
Solomon, Barbara P.
How Gays Lost It at the Movies 89
Kirp, David L.
Wilentz, West, and Black Intellectuals: A Reply 93
Kilson, Martin
Wilentz, West, and Black Intellectuals: A Reply: Responds 95
Wilentz, Sean
Wilentz, West, and Black Intellectuals: A Reply: Responds 97
Walser, Michael
Champions the Million Man March 97
West, Cornel
Champions the Million Man March 98
Walzer, Michael
Why I'm Not Marching 100
Owens, Major R.
Reads the Weekly Standard 102
Levinson, Mark
Dinesh D'Souza's The End of Racism 105
Foner, Eric
Francis Fukuyama's The End of History and the Last Man and Trust: The Social Virtues and the Creation of Prosperity 109
Heilbroner, Robert
Michael Eric Dyson's Reflecting Black: African- American Cultural Criticism and Making Malcolm: The Myth and Meaning of Malcolm X 114
Watts, Jerry
Two books about the poor: Peter Davis's If You Came This Way and Herbert J. Gans's The War Against the Poor 119
Packer, George
Recent and forthcoming books 122
editors, Dissent
Remember Emanuel Geltman 123
Morton, Brian & Walzer, Michael
Letters 126
The Last Page 128
Barkan, Joanne

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