In the Magazines

“The Other Economy: America’s Working Poor,” by Gus Tyler. New York: NEW LEADER, a biweekly, May 8, 1978 (Special Issue), 75e. “The Future That Never Was,” by Daniel Bell. New York: PUBLIC INTEREST, a quarterly, Spring 1978, $3.00. “The Rural Challenge,” edited by …

TV Comes to the Village

Some time ago, writing about India’s population problem, I offered the suggestion—probably not original—that the introduction of television into the villages, aside from its potential educational value, might have the effect of reducing the birth rate in that the villagers …

On Terrorism

We are in for an increasingly hard time of it. Like bad money in circulation, individual terrorism and acts of violence committed in the name of “the revolution” have a way of showing up cyclically. While the California kidnapping of …

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