September/October 1999

September/October 1999 Cover Incident at Round Valley
by Maryanne Vollers
When the shooting stopped, two men -- a Native American and a deputy sheriff -- lay dead. Bear Lincoln started running that night, away from the police and, ultimately, toward justice.







Features

Incident at Round Valley
by Maryanne Vollers
When the shooting stopped, two men -- a Native American and a deputy sheriff -- lay dead. Bear Lincoln started running that night, away from the police and, ultimately, toward justice.

Serbia's Lost Generation
by Mark Schapiro
Theirs is an unreported war story: Serbian draft evaders who fled rather than fight in Kosovo. Now stranded in Hungary, they find their troubles hardly ended at the border.

Still in Control
by Ken Silverstein
Even in Washington, where the revolving door between government and business is a way of life, the global interests of Alexander Haig are raising more that a few eyebrows.

History Matters
Photos by Greta Pratt; text by Verlyn Klinkenborg
Plaster wigwams, Civil War newscasts, and Blacks in Wax: Americans re-create their past in myriad, often ironic, ways.

The End of the Absolute No
by Todd Gitlin
What does it mean when the left's opposition to U.S. military intervention breaks down? A veteran activist argues it shows a willingness to grapple with the real world. (Join an online discussion of this article.)

Talk Back to Todd Gitlin
Todd Gitlin's controversial essay, " The End of the Absolute No" has drawn an unusually strong response from readers. The MoJo Wire is hosting this space for a dialogue between the author and his audience.

America's Newest Class War
by David Goodman
Should private wealth determine the quality of public education? Not according to a controversial Vermont law that has pitted the haves against the have-nots.

Departments

This Photograph
Repackaging Love Canal

Backtalk Coal critics, Saletan makes doves cry; and Lion's view

Outfront Genentech shows compassion, with a catch; Russia wants your nuclear waste; and guess who owns Nigger.com?
PLUS:Our annual survey of campus activism.

Exhibit
Forget Butterfly Art Barbie -- meet the real deal: Feral Cheryl.

Wide Angle
Doing hard time in the '90s

Power Plays
by William Saletan
The NRA may be firing blanks as key Republicans rethink their positions on gun control.

The Commons
by Sue Halpern
Sometimes, grassroots politics actually start with real grass.

The Mother Jones Interview: Susan Faludi
by Sue Halpern
A celebrated feminist writer on a group betrayed by society and by itself: the American male

Media Jones Indigenous treasures; Branford Marsalis on jazz jail; book, music, and film reviews

The Future of ...
...The Card
Cartoon by Victoria Roberts