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Q: What is UNZ.org?

A: The UNZ.org website is intended to provide convenient access to a large quantity of high-quality content material, mostly published over the last 150 years in America and England, including both articles and books, encompassing over one million readable items and titles of another million items not readable due to copyright. Much of this material has never previously been available anywhere on the Internet and should be useful for researchers and intellectual historians.

Q: Why do you include non-readable articles and books?

A: The inclusion of the copyright-excluded material allows users to examine a more nearly complete collection of a given author's writings, even if many of the particular items themselves are currently unavailable due to copyright. If necessary, many of these other items can often be accessed and read on other websites or content systems, especially in the case of extent publications. Furthermore, there is a chance that at some future point these publications will be released for reading on this website as well.

Q: The website seems very different than when I previously visited. What's the story?

A: The current Version 2.0 release of UNZ.org incorporates major design changes from the previous version, but nearly all of the same underlying printed content is still available. Given the relatively slight use of the previous links to external videos and webzines, these portions have been removed, thereby streamlining access to the printed materials which constitute the main value of the system. Another major change has been the widespread use of Javascript, rendering most of the pages "reactive" as you begin entering information.

Q: How do I find a given author or publication?

A: Most of the main pages of the website contain one or more "Reactive Clouds," with the names of various authors or publications. Javascript functions cause these Clouds to "react" and change the displayed information as you begin typing in the entry boxes. For example, as you enter the first few letters of an author's name on the Home page, the Clouds adjust to display only those authors whose names begin with those letters. Similar adjustments occur as you start typing in a particular decade or year, or if you select one of the drop-down settings or other filter. This allows you to quickly focus in on the individuals you are seeking based on your particular criteria.

At any point, the relative size of the names in a given Cloud indicates the volume of underlying content material associated with that name. Meanwhile, the color indicates what fraction of the content material is readable (for copyright reasons): bright blue indicates mostly readable, dark blue indicates partly readable, and black means mostly unreadable

Q: How do I find a given article or book?

A: The main Articles and Books pages, as well as the Overview tabs for individual authors or publications, display a Listing of articles (or books) towards the bottom of the page. Like the Clouds, these Listings are "reactive" and automatically adjust as you being typing in any of the information in the various data entry fields---Title, Author, Publication, or Period, displaying only those items that match your selection.

Q: What about the individual publications?

A: When you reach the pages associated with a given publication, you can examine the contents in a number of different ways, accessed via the different tabs. The default Overview tab gives you the Cloud of authors for that publication plus the Listing of individual articles, with both of these being "reactive" as you provide information in the Title, Author, or Period fields.

There are also several other tabs. The Tree tab displays a dynamic tree allowing the individual time periods, issues, and articles to be opened for greate detail. The Year Contents tab displays the tables of contents for all the issues of a given year, the Issues, Small Covers, and Large Covers tabs display those views of the contents for a given decade, and the All Years tab provides an overview of the entire archive of the periodical. In addition, the drop down field in the control bar may be used to explore the different periods. All these pages allow for convenient browsing of the contents of a given periodical and clicking on any of the individual links accessing more detailed information.

Q: How does Searching work?

A: As mentioned above, much of the exploration of the website contents is normally performed by browsing the various different pages or entering information into the various text fields and having the displayed information automatically adjust. Actual Searches are performed in a parallel manner, by entering the target information into the data fields and then pressing the Search button (or simply hitting Enter). The system then performs a Search across the selected Text, Title, Author, and other information and displays the findings in a new Search Results tab.

Searches may be performed on any of these individual pages, or on the Power Search page, which allows for more detailed Searches across all content material.
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Progressive Review Archives
Title Author Period Text
Type? Genre/Topic? Subtitles?
  • Progressive Review
    Total Archives: 19 Years, 133 Issues, 858 Articles, 1,806pp
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    Decade 1980s
    1. Progressive Review,
      March 1985 Issue, 22 Articles, 48pp
      The Trashing of America
    2. Progressive Review,
      April 1985 Issue, 21 Articles, 48pp
      The UN & Pacifism
    3. Progressive Review,
      May 1985 Issue, 25 Articles, 48pp
      A 'Nightline' TV Debate
    4. Progressive Review,
      July 1985 Issue, 17 Articles, 48pp
      Democratic Agendas
    5. Progressive Review,
      September 1985 Issue, 21 Articles, 48pp
      Why Just Building Nuclear Bombs Can Destroy the Earth
    6. Progressive Review,
      November 1985 Issue, 21 Articles, 48pp
      The Educational Crisis Industry
    7. Progressive Review,
      December 1985 Issue, 31 Articles, 48pp
      The Overseas Office
    8. Progressive Review,
      January 1986 Issue, 20 Articles, 48pp
      Making It Easier to Register
    9. Progressive Review,
      March 1986 Issue, 26 Articles, 48pp
      How Italian Cities Reindustrialized
    10. Progressive Review,
      April 1986 Issue, 23 Articles, 40pp
      The Pentagon's Non-Defense Budget
    11. Progressive Review,
      May 1986 Issue, 20 Articles, 48pp
      What We Don't Know About Our Nuclear Plants
    12. Progressive Review,
      July 1986 Issue, 26 Articles, 56pp
      Women & Automation
    13. Progressive Review,
      September 1986 Issue, 12 Articles, 32pp
      The War on Drugs & Democracy
    14. Progressive Review,
      November 1986 Issue, 5 Articles, 6pp
      Immigration & the Farm Crisis
    15. Progressive Review,
      December 1986 Issue, 5 Articles, 6pp
      Will Reagan Invade Nicaragua?
    16. Progressive Review,
      January 1987 Issue, 7 Articles, 8pp
      Chernobyl USA
    17. Progressive Review,
      March 1987 Issue, 7 Articles, 8pp
      The Mondragon Story
    18. Progressive Review,
      April 1987 Issue, 7 Articles, 8pp
      The Black Budget
    19. Progressive Review,
      May 1987 Issue, 4 Articles, 8pp
      Weather Report
    20. Progressive Review,
      June 1987 Issue, 4 Articles, 8pp
      Contra Coverup II
    21. Progressive Review,
      Summer 1987 Issue, 6 Articles, 8pp
    22. Progressive Review,
      November 1987 Issue, 5 Articles, 8pp
      Before You Forget about Contragate
    23. Progressive Review,
      January 1988 Issue, 2 Articles, 8pp
      Our Hidden Economies
    24. Progressive Review,
      February 1988 Issue, 7 Articles, 12pp
      Devolutionism: A New Global Ideology?
    25. Progressive Review,
      April 1988 Issue, 4 Articles, 12pp
      Thinking about Zoning
    26. Progressive Review,
      May 1988 Issue, 5 Articles, 12pp
      The Mideast Peace Process
    27. Progressive Review,
      July 1988 Issue, 7 Articles, 12pp
      The War on Drugs Why it Failed & What to Do about It
    28. Progressive Review,
      October 1988 Issue, 9 Articles, 12pp
      America's Official Secrets Act
    29. Progressive Review,
      November 1988 Issue, 10 Articles, 16pp
      Where Was George on Oct. 20, 1980?
    30. Progressive Review,
      December 1988 Issue, 6 Articles, 8pp
      Organizing Capitalism for the Military
    31. Progressive Review,
      February 1989 Issue, 7 Articles, 10pp
      Things Progressives Can Do During the Bush Years
    32. Progressive Review,
      March 1989 Issue, 2 Articles, 7pp
      Post-Reconstruction Blues:Reflections on Marion Barry & the Struggles of Black Power
    33. Progressive Review,
      April 1989 Issue, 6 Articles, 8pp
      Non-offensive Defense:Making the Military Safe for Humans
    34. Progressive Review,
      May 1989 Issue, 3 Articles, 8pp
      Bringing Politics Home
    35. Progressive Review,
      June 1989 Issue, 2 Articles, 12pp
      Drugs & Our Communities A Plan of Action
    36. Progressive Review,
      August 1989 Issue, 3 Articles, 6pp
      A Surfeit of Prigs
    37. Progressive Review,
      October 1989 Issue, 3 Articles, 8pp
      What William Bennett Won't Tell You About the War on Drugs
    38. Progressive Review,
      November 1989 Issue, 5 Articles, 10pp
      Finding Progressive America
    39. Progressive Review,
      December 1989 Issue, 5 Articles, 10pp
      Race, Sex & Education Sensitivity Before Sense