= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1978 / June | View All Issues |

June 1978

Photography

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Letters

4-6, 8, 11-12 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The easy chair

13-15 PDF

The American bedouin·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

On the seductions of barbarism

Article

24-25, 27-29 PDF

Rubber tomatoes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The unsavory partnership of research and agribusiness

Article

39 PDF

Brief lives·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Merlin the CPA

Article

Front cover, 41-48, 53-60 PDF

The wealth of Washington·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

61 PDF

That bright grey eye·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

63-74 PDF

Spanish Harlem·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Dreams that money can’t buy

Fiction

78-79 PDF

The lascivious hedgehog·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A short story

In our time

80 PDF

Off to a better place·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

In our time

80 PDF

In our time·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books

81-85 PDF

The debate of the century (con’t.)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books

84 PDF

Evidence in review·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

85 PDF

Evening services every fourth Sunday·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books

86-89 PDF

The passionate few·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

89-90 PDF

Books in brief·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

90 PDF

Lost and found·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

American miscellany

94-96 PDF

American miscellany·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Puzzle

100 PDF

Abecedarian jigsaw·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Get access to 164 years of
Harper’s for only $39.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

September 2014

Israel and Palestine

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Washington Is Burning

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

On Free Will

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

They Were Awake

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
 
Where Israel and Palestine can go from here, Washington D.C.’s enduring legacy of racial strife, Edward O. Wilson on free will, and more
Criticism
"Policymakers, recognizing the growing influence of civil disobedience and riots on the direction of the nation, had already begun turning to science for a response."
Illustration by Richard Mia
Article
Israel and Palestine·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“If Israel believes it needs to make a wall eight meters high between us and them, let them have it eighty meters high. Under one condition: It has to be on the international border.”
Photograph (detail) © Ali Jadallah / APA Images / ZUMA Wire
Article
On Free Will·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Philosophers have labored for more than two thousand years to explain consciousness. Innocent of biology, however, they have for the most part gotten nowhere.”
Collage (detail) by Frederick Sommer
Post
Astra Taylor on The People’s Platform·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Taking back power and culture in the digital age
“There’s a pervasive and ill-advised faith that technology will promote competition if left to its own devices.”
Photograph © Deborah Degraffenried

Chances that an applicant to a U.S. police force in 1992 was found to be “overly aggressive” on psychological tests:

1 in 2

Engineers funded by the United States military were working on electrical brain implants that will enable the creation of remote-controlled sharks.

Malaysian police were seeking fifteen people who appeared in an online video of the Malaysia-International Nude Sports Games 2014 Extravaganza, and Spanish police fined six Swiss tourists conducting an orgy in the back of a moving van for not wearing their seatbelts.

Subscribe to the Weekly Review newsletter. Don’t worry, we won’t sell your email address!

HARPER’S FINEST

In Praise of Idleness

By

I hope that after reading the following pages the leaders of the Y. M. C. A. will start a campaign to induce good young men to do nothing. If so, I shall not have lived in vain.

Subscribe Today