A Life of Significant Contention MORRIS DICKSTEIN, Morris Dickstein teaches English at the City University of New York. He is the author of several books, including "Gates of Eden: American Culture in the Sixties" and, most recently, "Double Agent: The Critic and Society," which has just been reissued in paperback by Oxford University Press
The Future of Voting--Don't Sell It Short MICHAEL SCHRAGE, MICHAEL SCHRAGE is a consultant and a research associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of "No More Teams! Mastering the Dynamics of Creative Collaboration."
Why the Fight for California? Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a contributing editor to Opinion, is a senior associate at the Center for Politics and Economics at Claremont Graduate School and a political analyst for KCAL-TV
The Return of John L. Lewis? Nelson Lichtenstein, Nelson Lichtenstein, a historian at the University of Virginia, is the author of "The Most Dangerous Man in Detroit: Walter Reuther and the Fate of American Labor."
Long After War, Taint of Nazis Remains in Europe Walter Russell Mead, Walter Russell Mead, a contributing editor to Opinion, is a presidential fellow at the World Policy Institute. He is the author of "Mortal Splendor: The American Empire in Transition" (Houghton Mifflin) and is writing a book about U.S. foreign policy