Monthly Review

Monthly Review is a magazine specializing in Educational topics.

Articles from Vol. 51, No. 4, September

How the Philippine-U.S. War Began
On May 1, 1898, Admiral Dewey sank the Spanish fleet in Manila Bay, in a war the Republican Administration of William McKinley was waging against the decrepit Spanish Empire. To secure public support, McKinley had declared that the war was fought to...
Israeli Elections: Much Ado about Not Much
There is probably a new law in sociology that claims that the smaller the differences between contending parties in an election, the louder the battle cries, the more ferocious the mutual recriminations, and the more meaningless the promises made by...
Powerful Compassion: The Strike at Syracuse
It is worth the trip to Syracuse University just to see Ben Shahn's sixty-by-twelve-foot outdoor mural, "The Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti." Unveiled in 1967, the mosaic the mural tells the story of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, executed in...
Remarks on Paul Sweezy on the Occasion of His Receipt of the Veblen-Commons Award
I would like to quote at length from Paul Samuelson, who wrote a piece exactly thirty years ago for Newsweek magazine about a time thirty years before that "when giants walked the earth and Harvard Yard": When Diaghilev revived his ballet company...
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