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The Tool of a New Machine

To the editors: Ben Joravsky’s front-page story on the primary race in the 9th Congressional District (“Why Is This Man Running?” February 16, 1990) reminds us all of most of the reasons Edwin Eisendrath’s attempt to replace Sid Yates as our Congressman is laughable. But Joravsky missed two rather important points. Fact One: Eisendrath has […]

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The Dismal Science

To the editors: I knew I liked Ann Markusen from watching her struggle with the fuddy-duddys on the economics discussions John Calloway schedules every so often on Chicago Tonight. I didn’t know just how much I liked her till I read her page-one article, “City on the Skids” (Reader, 11/24/89). Economics has been viewed as […]