ChroniclesrnA M A G A Z I N E OF A M E R I C A N C U L T U R ErnPERSPECTIVErnAbuse Your Illusionsrnby’rhonias FlemingrnThe failure of big-market conservatism.rn10rnVIEWSrnWliat Makes for Real Prospcrih?rnbv Stephen B. PresserrnThe small businessman and regulatory discontent.rnEconomic Libert)’ and American Manufacturingrnby Greg KazarnI’he disappearing indn.strial middle class.rnDiseconomies of Scalernbv Donald W. LivingstonrnDismembering leviathan.rnREVIEWSrnThe Puzzlerrnbv Peter G. KleinrnAlan Ebenstein: Friedrich Hayek: A BiographyrnE. Christian Kopff on Jeffrey Hart’s SmilingrnThrougli the Cultural Catastrophe • • JeremyrnLott on Mary Ann Glcndon’s A World Made New:rnEleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration ofrnHuman Rights • • Philip Jenkins on Diana Eck’srnA New Religious America: How a “Christian Country”rnHas Now Become the World’s Most ReligiouslyrnDiverse Nation • • Jeffrey Meyers on Daniel MarkrnE.pstein’s What lAps My hips Have Kissed: ihe Lovesrnand Love Poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay • •rnBruce Ware Allen on Patricia Highsmith’s ThernSelected Stories of Patricia HighsmithrnCORRESPONDENCErnLetter From Paris: Mad Cow Madnessrnby Curtis GaternLetter From Panarea: Night and Dayrnby Andrei NavrozovrnIjCtter From Texas: I’he Season of Rain and Deathrnby Wayne AllensworthrnLetter From Lynden: A Brilliant, Fading Blissrnby Jeremy LottrnVITAL SIGNSrn14 ECONOMICS: Tracts Against Capitalismrnbv Mark Royden Wmchcllrn17rn20rnCapitalism and Civilizationrnby Paul GottfriedrnTKRRORISM: Thinking About the Fall of Americarnby Philip JenkinsrnBIOGRAPHY: Hollywood and the Conventrnby Jeffrey Meyersrn^ COLUMNSrn23rnTun BARE BODKINrnby Joe SobranrnPRINClPAl.n IKS & POWT.RSrnb Samuel FrancisrnTHE ROCKFORD FILESrn25 by Scott P. RichcrtrnSIGNS OE THE TIMESrnby Srdja TrifkoicrnIN 1 HE DARKrnThe IMSI Castle, Training Dayrnby George McCartneyrnTHE HUNDREDIH MERIDIANrnby Chilton Williamson, Jr.rnDEPARTMENTSrnPOLEMICS & EXCHANGESrn35 CULTURAL REVOLUI IONSrnPOETRYrn40 Zebra by Charles Edward f’atonrnThe Princess Complains About the Vnreliabilityrn41 of Fairy Tales by Bradley R. Strahanrn-ON THE COVERrn46rn48rn49rn51rn13rn32rn34rn44rn55rn57rn4rn6rn16rn24rn42rnCover and inside illustrations bv H. Ward Sterett.rnlANUARY 2002/Jrnrnrn