A Vision for Pierce College's Future PETER A. TESTA, Peter A. Testa is an architect and teaches at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is principal researcher of the Future Cities Project, a design research enterprise developing new architectural strategies for American cities in the information age. His Web site is located at http://web.mit.edu/4.155/www/
Government by and for the Elites Kevin Phillips, Kevin Phillips, publisher of American Political Report, is author of "The Politics of Rich and Poor." His most recent book is "Arrogant Capital: Washington, Wall Street and the Frustrations of American Politics."
Overcoming Mobutu's Sad Legacy Helen Watson Winternitz, Helen Watson Winternitz is author of "East Along the Equator: A Journey Up the Congo and Into Zaire."
Nikolas Patsaouras Steve Proffitt, Steve Proffitt, a contributing editor to Opinion, is vice president and director of the Hajjar and Partners New Media Lab. He spoke with Nikolas Patsaouras over dinner at a Westside restaurant
Time to Rest Our Tired Economic Dogmas ROBERT EISNER, ROBERT EISNER is William R. Kenan professor emeritus of economics at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. He is the author of "The Misunderstood Economy: What Counts and How to Count It."