Chronicles Magazine February 2004

  • Cultural Revolutions

    Imposing Tariffs

    The steel tariff may become a major issue in this year’s presidential campaign, placing Howard Dean in the odd position (for a Democratic candidate, at least) of attacking President Bush for caving in to a decision of an international body—in...

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  • Polemics & Exchanges

    On Guns and Rights

    While I entirely agree with Roger McGrath’s contention in his essay in defense of gun rights that “an armed citizenry is essential to the preservation of freedom and democracy,” I do not agree that “the Second Amendment, like the First,...

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  • Polemics & Exchanges

    On Cleveland

    I am sure that Scott P. Richert, in his review of Bill Kauffman’s Dispatches From the Muckdog Gazette, did not intend to single out my hometown as the standard for the corporate homogenization of America; since he did, however, let me...

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