Chronicles Magazine January 1997

Polonophobia

Since the fall of the Soviet Empire, no former Soviet captive nation has fared as badly as Poland in the American press.

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  • Principalities & Powers

    The Ruling Class

    One of the ironies of American political discussion in the last generation or so— indeed, of the last century—has been that, for all our boasting and braggadocio about being a nation founded on the proposition that all men are created equal, it...

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  • Correspondence

    White Devils With a Badge

    Jonny Gammage died on the night of October 12, 1995, in front of Frank and Shirley's pancake parlor, just three miles from my home. Jonny was a black man, a cousin and business partner of Pittsburgh Steeler Ray Seals, and he died in the custody...

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  • VITAL SIGNS

    Southern White Trash

    Surely anyone looking at film with an eye to understanding American pop culture or, for that matter, American serious culture, lately, would have to be intrigued by the recent spate of "whitetrash flicks."

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