Chronicles A M A G A Z I N E OF A M E R I C A N C U L T U RErnPERSPECTIVErnThe Illusions of Democracyrnbv Thomas FlemingrnFacts and fantasies.rnVIEWS VITAL SIGNSrnColeridge and the Battle of Waterloo 12rnbv George WatsonrnCritical theory among the English.rnPostmodernism, Theory, and the End 16rnof the Humanities by E. Christian KopffrnDeconstructing deconstruction.rnWhig History and Lost Causes bv Jeremy Black 20rnMaking the past serve the present.rnThomas Szasz Against the Theorists 23rnb Ir ing Louis HorowitzrnThe m th of mental illness.rnOPINIONSrnGlad To Be of Use by Samuel Francis 27rnMichael Lind: The Next American Nation:rnThe New Nationahsm and the FourthrnAmerican Revolution.rnChronicling the oserclass.rnREVIEWSrnThe Letters of Ayn Rand shows what happens 31rnwhen theory governs life, writes ThomasrnE. Woods, Jr. ••• J.O. Tate recommendsrnAmerica First! Its History, Culture, and Politicsrnby Bill Kauffman ••• Philip Jenkins seesrnstrengths and weaknesses in God: A Biographyrnby Jack Miles and The Origin of Satanrnh Elaine Pagels ••• Gregory McNamee praisesrnGraham Coster’s A Thousand Miles from Nowhere:rnTruckins Two Continents •••rnCORRESPONDENCErnLetter From Inner Israel:rnThe Goyim Aren’t Always Wrongrnby Jacob Ncusnerrn36rnSOCIETY: Race, Aids, and Sexual Behaviorrnby J. Philippe RushtonrnEDUCATION: Whatever Happened to thernNew Math? by Ralph A. RaimirnPOLITICS: Merry Kwanzaarnby Nicholas StixrnECONOMICS: Who Are the Taxers?rnb^ Jeffrey TuckerrnLAW: Recapturing the Constitutionrnby Stephen B. PresscrrnOur Platonic Guardiansrnby Gregory J. SullivanrnThe Ultimate Tax Protestrnby Douglass H. BartleyrnLITERATURE: Kiddy Lit for the 90’srnb Herb LondonrnDEPARTMENTS -rnPOLEMICS & EXCHANGESrnCULTURAL REVOLUTIONSrnTHE HUNDREDTH MERIDIANrnElk Countryrnby Chilton Williamson, Jr.rnPOETRYrnAmong the Home FolksrnKulchurrnA Pregnant TeenrnandrnProzacrnby Harold McCurdyrn39rn40rn42rn43rn44rn46rn47rn48rn4rn4rn49rn7rnIIrn19rn22rnLetter From England: Multieulturalism in Metroland 37rnbv Derrick TurnerrnON THE COVERrnCover bv Anna Mvcek-Wodecki.rnJANUARY 1996/3rnrnrn