May/June 1994 issue

COVER STORY:

BREAST CANCER AND ENVIRONMENT Environmental toxins may be causing the big rise in breast cancers. Why do scientists ignore them?
by Michael Castleman.

 "Russia today is a whorehouse. An orphanage. A playground for organized crime." --"MOTHER RUSSIA"

COMPANY SPIES
by Robert Dreyfuss
Is the CIA giving stolen Japanese technology to American car companies?

I OR WE?
by Michael D'Antonio
Communitarian leader Amitai Etzioni has Bill Clinton's attention--and a plan for society the ACLU doesn't like.

WHAT IS COMMUNITY?
Michael Krasny asks a dozen thinkers.

GETTING TO FIRST BASE
by Dale Maharidge
Alternatives to three-strikes-and-you're-out.

FAULTY RODS
by Ashley Craddock
A crucial level of protection in the nation's nuclear plants is failing frequently--and regulators know it.

 

COVER STORY:

BREAST CANCER AND ENVIRONMENT Environmental toxins may be causing the big rise in breast cancers. Why do scientists ignore them?
by Michael Castleman.
PLUS:
What can women do? An action guide.
Breast cancer anger--and activism.
by Juliet Wittman
Should you get a mammogram?
by Monte Paulsen.
The corrupt business of cancer
by Monte Paulsen.

 

CROSSING THE LINE
by Richard M. Levine
Are transsexuals at the forefront of a revolution--or just reinforcing gender stereotypes?

MOTHER RUSSIA
by Frank Viviano
From desperate young prostitutes to clear-cut forests, it's a country for sale.

 

DEPARTMENTS

EDITOR'S NOTE Why medical research favors an industrial agenda.
BACKTALK An economy in recovery or in crisis?
Also: Creationism in public school curricula.
OUTFRONT
A day in the life of Ollie North
Sexual harrassment on-line
The feisty Bishop Ruiz Garcia of Chiapas
Goo gobblers
Pilfering the right's playbook
Pretty good hellraisin'
Points of light
Warm fuzzies
ADAM HOCHSCHILD An Aryan Nations leader, reborn, apologizes publicly.
PAULA POUNDSTONE Overdosed on empathy.
PLUS: letters to Paula

 

LINKS TO NON-MOJO RESOURCES
BREAST CANCER INFO Provided by the New York State Education and Research Network
BREAST CANCER CAUSES Contained in RACHEL's Hazardous Waste News, a non-copyrighted weekly bulletin of environmental information related to toxics.