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July/August 2003

Issue 248


the regulars

  • the short run
  • active culture The fight for a more just public transit system
  • letters
  • making sense Wall Street settlement / Flattening Appalachia
  • comment Why the peace movement must persist
  • balance sheet Weapons makers' payouts pay off
  • up against the wall street journal Bad news on Main St. is good news on Wall St.
  • ask dr. dollar Is deflation a serious concern?
  • economy in numbers World cities