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February/March 1994

The Responsibility of Intellectuals in the Age of Crack

A debate: "Do Black Intellectuals have Special Obligations?" Glenn Loury laments "The Poverty of Reason," and Nancy Fraser discusses "Reinventing the Welfare State." Also: Rabia Ali and Lawrence Lifschlutz interview Ivo Banac in "The Last Days of Bosnia?" Svetlana Boym investigates Russian advertising in "A Strange Hybrid," and Alan Stone on The Piano. Plus fiction, poetry, book reviews and much more.

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