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July/August 1999

Issue 224


  • Too Much of the Bubbly on Wall Street?

    Dean Baker

  • Bye Bye IMF?

    Ellen Frank

    A New Blueprint for the Global Economy

  • Special Section: Pathways to a Green Future

the regulars

  • the short run U.N. for Sale
  • letters Oregon Welfare Reform | Populist Pope
  • active culture Community Supported Agriculture | Welfare Warriors Protest
  • comment Everyone's Getting Rich! And Other Common Sense
  • making sense World Bank Bigwig Blames Economist for Bad Advice | The True Cost of War
  • in review Graceful Simplicity: Toward a Philosophy and Politics of Simple Living | Corporate Predators: The Hunt for Mega-Profits and the Attack on Democracy
  • ask dr. dollar The People Running the IMF
  • economy in numbers Ecological Footprints