Letters  

Communists & the Miners Editor: Theodore Draper, whose self-esteem has risen with the passing years as he continues to receive the adulation of those whose criterion for scholarship is anti-Communism with footnotes, ridicules my assertion that the Trade Union Unity …



Letters  

Anti-Zionism Editor: As a new reader of Dissent I am interested in the inclusion of Walter Laqueur’s article (December 1971), “Zionism, the Marxist Critique, and the Left” in a journal “devoted to radical ideas and the values of socialism and democracy.” …



Short Subjects  

The Killings at Attica What, after all, can one tell the readers of Dissent about the ghastly events at Attica? That prison conditions are shameful throughout the country, driving convicts to desperation? That the authorities in these, as in other institutions, …



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Rock Festival As Rip-Off At the Louisiana Rock Festival this summer, everything went wrong. About 100,000 young people turned up, in search of music, companionship, fresh air, and other things. What they found was an ill-organized racket. Some of the promised …



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Behind the Revolt in East Pakistan Apart from basic differences in language, tradition, culture, and even the manner in which their common Islamic religion is practiced, the Urdu-speaking West Pakistanis and the Bengali-speaking East ex-Pakistanis have stood in an unhealthy …



Letters  

Einstein & the Bomb Editor: In his letter published in the May-June 1970 issue of your magazine, Professor Dennis H. Wrong asserts that Einstein “played a leading role in encouraging his fellow scientists to work for the Manhattan Project.” Professor …



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Mandarins and Sociologists Editor: In his thoughtful review of my Decline of the German Mandarins, [DISSENT, January—February 1970] Arthur Mitzman argues that I do not sufficiently connect the writings of the great German sociologists with the “middle- and working-class opposition …



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A Point of Difference Editor: Gordon Haskell’s article in the March—April 1970 issue of DISSENT, entitled “Civil Liberties: To Hell in a Basket?,” is incorrect in a very important respect. After correctly pointing out that the ACLU sought to have …



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Oppenheimer & Chomsky Editor: I was taken aback by the penultimate sentence in Dennis Wrong’s review article on Noam Chomsky’s American Power and the New Mandarins (DISSENT January—February 1970). Mr. Wrong writes that “his [Chomsky’s] career as a scientist and …



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Editor: In Professor Robert J. Christen’s Comment on the NYCLU and the Ocean-Hill Brownsville dispute which so sadly shook that organization [DISSENT September–October 1969], he quotes me as calling for the ACLU “to go beyond the traditional civil liberties concerns …



Cumulative Index 1968–1969  

Volume XV: 1-96, January–February 1968; 97-192, March–April 1968; 193-288, May–June 1968; 289-368, July–August 1968; 369-464, September–October 1968; 465-560, November–December 1968. Volume XVI: 1-96, January–February 1969; 97-192, March–April 1969; 193-288, May–June 1969; 289-368, July–August 1969; 369-464, September–October 1969; 465-560, November–December 1969.



Letters  

College Teachers’ Union Editor: May I make a few corrective comments on our UFCT member Murray Hausknecht’s analysis of the City University collective bargaining election? 1. The union’s position on promotions is that of a dual track of advancement up …