May 1996 Progressive Populist
Table of Contents
EDITORIAL: Shut Down Chicken Racketeers
JIM HIGHTOWER: CEOs' Gross Compensation; Porkbarreling in Congress; Tobacco:
Smoke and Mirrors; Importing Toxic Waste; Bioengineering Oops; Spy Agency
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
FEATURE: Immigrants: Agribusiness' Dirty
Secret, by A.V. Krebs.
TALES FROM EAST TEXAS / CAROL COUNTRYMAN: Easy Money in East Texas
RURAL ROUTES: Laini and the Vermont Ag Department,
by Laini Fondiller
FREELANCE: Labor Party's Founding Convention
Conference in New York to discuss beyond liberal and conservative.
SPECIAL REPORT ON THE FARM BILL:
A future of uncertainty, by Rep. Tim Johnson
FAIR is foul for farmers and consumers, by
Larry Swartz and Katherine Ozer.
AN AMERICAN STORY: Believers tackle social problems, by Gus Spohn
JOAN RETSINAS: From the sickroom.
TED RALL: Hose-Down Economics: Why settle for a trickle?
SAM SMITH: The mysterious
disappearing trust fund
COVER STORY: Dole takes the witness stand (we wish), by Morton Mintz and
UNITED HE STANDS, Perot's Party Politics, by Michael Sifry
HOLY WAR on the range, by Kate Freedlander
HAL CROWTHER: Happy anniversary
RALPH NADER / IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST: Pols grovel for sports moguls
JESSE JACKSON: In King's Way; Pentagon: Bipartisan Folly.
NORMAN SOLOMON / MEDIA BEAT: Public Loses in Radio 'Gold Rush'
CHARLES LEVENDOSKY: Face off at Devil's Tower; Hobbling the great writ
LATINO SPECTRUM / PATRISIA GONZALES & ROBERTO RODRIGUEZ:
The making of a national leader
JAMES McCARTY YEAGER: Foreign mart of war
MOLLY IVINS: Seek the wisdom of this cleaning lady; When Megamediacorp owns
it all ...
EUGENE McCARTHY: Politics in a Secular World
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