Autumn 1990
Peter D. Salins
The budget isn't balanced, the streets aren't paved with gold, or much else, but New York City's best years could be just around the corner.
William Tucker
New York City's war on small landlords did more than tighten the housing crunch and hurt poor tenants. It also busted the city budget.
Randall K. Filer
New York has twice as many homeless families as most American cities. Here's why.
John Chubb & Terry Moe
A powerful new study of school failure—and success—shows that there is only one school reform that will work.
Rupert Murdoch
We're headed for another American century—unless the technophobes prevail.

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The Editors
Lawrence B. Lindsey & Edwin Rubenstein
Carolyn Lochhead
Mark Cunningham

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Terry Teachout
Richard Brookhiser
John F. Kasson
Maggie Gallagher