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Monitor Archive for August 31, 1987
The `new poor' in the oil patch. They slipped from the middle class, without much safety net
Forum boosts Soviet-American ties
Gulf mines provide additional source of war-caused environmental damage
`A Southern Family': Godwin on life amid the magnolias
The rise of administrators, and the fall of the humanities
Parents want more say-so in how schools operate
Candidates and the times
Winning the White House. The political dynamics of 1988
Communications battle is waged under water and in space. Fresh competition from fiber-optic cable stings satellite industry
Investors have done well, but the market is walking on air
Using division to multiply stocks
Day care in Sweden: the debate runs deep. The emergence of private centers jolts the welfare state
With calm words and a passion for justice, he nurtures Sweden's welfare state
Videos recapture some of the magic of reading aloud
Sights and sounds from a critic's magical mystery tour
Britons up in arms about guns after rampage
Law Lords under a microscope. `Spycatcher' sparks scrutiny of Britain's highest court
Musical sleuth unravels the `Puccini Mystery'
Think of London. What do you see? The Palace of Westminster? Tower Bridge? A Barbican show will make you think again.
A critic's musings. When art-world stars come and go as quickly as rock stars and movie idols, critics and art professionals need to go beyond a con...
The not-cool collegians are back on the screen for further revenge
`Shear Madness': a whodunit that allows you to say who did it
The Bible is for healing
Life's little inconsistencies - they abound in Iran's Islamic revolution
Philippine coup attempt highlights military problems
Erratic rains test staying power of Asia's green revolution. Century's worst drought spurs search for new ways to protect and increase farm producti...
Striking miners' retreat deals setback to black activism in S. Africa
Slavery regains foothold in regions of Sudan. Tribes use government-provided defensive arms to raid neighbors
Kind-hearted Billy Martin a natural as youth baseball teacher
There was a cobra in the third row, but Segovia played on
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