= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1980 / March | View All Issues |

March 1980

Photography

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Letters

4-5, 8 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The easy chair

12-22 PDF

King Frederick’s mules·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

In the weightless realm of images

Poetry

22 PDF

Rear view mirror·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

22 PDF

Death comes to the salesman·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

24-27 PDF

Negotiable instruments·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Redeeming America’s promises

Article

28-32 PDF

The no-account census·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Attempting the impossible

Article

45-52, 57-64 PDF

Scenes from corporate life·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

In and out of the office

In our time

65 PDF

In our time·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

In our time

65 PDF

The lower classes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

No. 1

Article

68-72, 74, 76-79 PDF

A presentation of whales·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“this is history, dammit”

Article

80, 82-86 PDF

Witches and woodstocks·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The trials of Alger Hiss

In print

88, 92-93 PDF

In print·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Other things being equal

94 PDF

Other things being equal·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Other things being equal

94 PDF

Détente dentée·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The fourth estate

95-98, 101 PDF

The fourth estate·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The fourth estate

95-101 PDF

Media martyrdom·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Greensboro shoot-out

American miscellany

102-104 PDF

Groundwork·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Rocks of stone

American miscellany

102-104 PDF

American miscellany·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Puzzle

108 PDF

Crossing the bar·

= 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

October 2014

Cassandra Among the
Creeps

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Today Is Better Than Tomorrow”

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

PBS Self-Destructs

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Monkey Did It

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
 
Rebecca Solnit on silencing women, a Marine commander returns to Iraq, the decline of PBS, and more
Article
Cassandra Among the Creeps·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

On silencing women
“The old framework of feminine mendacity and murky-mindedness is still routinely trotted out, and we should learn to recognize it for what it is.”
Photograph © Sallie Dean Shatz
Post
Ending College Sexual Assault·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“This is not a fable about a young woman whose dreams were dashed by a sexual predator. Maya’s narrative is one of institutional failure at a school desperately trying to adapt.”
Photograph © AP/Josh Reynolds
Post
 
"Clothes are a bit like eating: you have to dress yourself. You have to eat, and even if you eat pizza all day long, that’s still a choice."
Photograph © G Powell
Article
“Today Is Better Than Tomorrow”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Iraq has every disease there is; its mind is deranged with too many voices, its organs corrupted, its limbs only long enough to tear at its own body.”
Photograph by Benjamin Busch

Abortions per 1,000 live births in New York City:

852

Researchers discovered an “Obama effect”: African Americans’ performance on a verbal test improved, to equal that of white Americans, immediately after Obama’s nomination and his election.

“All I saw,” said a 12-year-old neighbor of visits to the man’s house, “was just cats in little diapers.”

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