“Reagan at Midterm: Requiem for a Lightweight”: The monumental failure of the Reagan Administration. Its bold free-market rhetoric—combined with timid, compromising action. “Inflation Alert”: Top corporate officials urge the government to solve economic problems by inflating the money supply. “The Media-Mind”: Why elections which black candidates narrowly lose are depicted as examples of racism, while elections in which they gain 97% of all black votes are not. This issue also contains short notes.