Letters  

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.



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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 …



Free Speech and the New Left  

The following appeared in a leaflet distributed by Students for a Democratic Society at New York University the day after it broke up a meeting at which James Reston was scheduled to speak, as well as another meeting at which …



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Elegant Tombstone Editor: In “Elegant Tombstones” (DISSENT, January – February 1969) Professor Macpherson’s major contention is that a “moment’s thought will show” Milton Friedman’s view, that under capitalism transactions are voluntary, to be wrong. For Macpherson argues “the proviso that …



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A Friend Editors: Every time a copy of Dissent arrives at our desk we feel thrilled. All of us are so eager to go through it. It is a pity that such a fine venture has to ask for funds. Or, …



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On Mass Culture Editor: More power to “high culture,” by all means, but is Bernard Rosenberg’s cri de coeur really likely to contribute to the worthy cause he espouses?



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On Socialism and the Jews Editor: George Lichtheim is to be commended for bringing to the attention of your readers certain aspects of the problem of socialism and anti-Semitism (“Socialism and the Jews,” DISSENT, July—August 1968). The more so since …



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Civil Disobedience Editor: The recent discussion of “Civil Disobedience and Resistance” in DISSENT magazine was provocative and helpful. I think however that there was a sense of the academic about the discussion and a tendency to define civil disobedience in …