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November/December 1998

Issue 220



the regulars

  • the short run Girl Scouts Hit the Mall
  • letters Hidden Taxes?
  • active culture Banana Politics | Building a U.S./South Asian Left
  • comment Stocks Run Amok | The Fake Federal Budget Surplus | Fed Rubber Stamps Citicorp-Travelers Merger
  • in review Earth for Sale: Reclaiming Ecology in the Age of Corporate Greenwash | Feeding Dependency, Starving Democracy: USAID Policies in Haiti
  • ask dr. dollar Why have CEO Salaries Skyrocketed?
  • economy in numbers Black Men Still Jobless