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Excerpt from The Introduction: Our museums, monuments, markers and other historic sites say a lot about how we remember our past — with implications for the present. But by telling untruths, half-truths, or avoiding the issues, our public history... More...
Excerpt: In states across the country, public programs like social services, hospitals and prisons are facing tight budgets and crushing demands for service. As these pressures grow, an increasing number of policymakers, administrators and private... More...
From the Editor: Do you want to know my biggest fear about this issue? It's not that we'll get dismissed as too "radical," although it'll probably happen ("Is that the word queer on the cover?!"). It's not that we'll make Jesse Helms' blood boil,... More...
From the Editor: If there's one thing that stays the same about the South, it's the fact that it's always changing. Not that change comes easy. Perhaps more than any other part of the country, the South is a region torn between its tradition-bound... More...
Each year, Southern Exposure and our publisher, the Institute for Southern Studies, honor reporters whose stories broaden the range of issues, voices, and sources covered in the region's daily newspapers through the Southern Journalism Awards.... More...
Institute for Southern Studies Special Report Excerpt from The Introduction: Southern workers are in a crisis. Real wages have stagnated over the past twenty years. Workers have become all too familiar with the trend of downsizing: It is harder... More...
Celebrating SE's rich heritage was a reminder that anniversaries are as much about where you're going, as they are about where you've been. We have set our sights on the next 25 years of publishing for change.  That's why, when... More...
Excerpt From The Introduction: When the U.S. Federal Reserve Board — "the Fed" — decides to raise or lower interest rates, people and markets from Hong Kong to Paris to London respond immediately: exchange rates fly up or down; the price of gold... More...
Excerpt from The Cover Story: The carefully-balanced budgets of welfare participants have been thrown into disarray. Welfare offices have become paperwork nightmares. The rhetoric of "work not welfare" blares on, despite the contradiction between... More...
Table of Contents SHORT STORIES • • • 16   Surprises • By Barbara Barnett 19   Deviled Eggs • By Crystal Wilkens 25   Temporary Balance • By Tony Peacock 31   Contacts, Pain and Pleasure • By Laverne Zabielski 35   Stone at the Tomb • By Evelyn... More...