September/October 1995

Cover Story

IN HER HANDS: A SPECIAL REPORT 
Listening to the world's women.

"Does Clinton really think 124 million Americans can reinvent themselves every five years to keep up with a high-tech marketplace? Does Gingrich honestly believe every American can become a freelance entrepreneur, continually hustling contracts?" -- Jeremy Rifkin

FEATURES

STUDS TERKEL
Interview by Dale Eastman
The author and national treasure reflects on aging, the Internet, and curious cats.

MIGRAINE KILLER
by Nicholas Regush
What the FDA isn't telling you about Imitrex, a popular headache drug.

IN HER HANDS: A SPECIAL REPORT Listening to the world's women.

WOMEN'S WORK
by Vivienne Walt
With their new credibility, can global women leaders bring grassroots change?

NINE LIVES: PORTRAITS OF WOMEN Interviews with women on their work, their families, and their hopes.

WHAT IT WILL TAKE 
by Paul R. Ehrlich, Anne H. Ehrlich, and Gretchen C. Daily
Improving women's lives--a starting point for population control--is good for all.

VANISHING JOBS 
by Jeremy Rifkin
Both parties seem strangely deaf to what may be today's most explosive issue.

GEOFFREY CANADA
Interview by Andrea Bernstein
A celebrated children's advocate worries for a nation that has turned on its poor.

DEPARTMENTS

EDITOR'S NOTE
The meaning of a handshake.

BACKTALK
The author of Alien Nation takes on Richard Rodriguez; covering Newt; the crack-baby controversy; good marriages.

OUTFRONT
Our annual top 10 activist schools
Stock deals for congressmen
A GOP lover's memoir by Nicole Hollander
Sen. Phil Gramm blames everyone else
The NRA's Mail Bomb
MoJo's October Hellraiser!
Activist comic destroyed
Tarahumara Indians run ultramarathon
This little piggy rigged the market?

HOTMEDIA
Resources for further reading, listening, and advanced hellraising.

PAULA POUNDSTONE
In today's episode, we learn how to telecommunicate.
PLUS: Letters to Paula.