James Fallows

Stories

The Journeyman

Ed Jones rode the oil boom to a white-collar job. It was a short trip.

The Journeyman

Ed Jones rode the oil boom to a white-collar job. It was a short trip.

Behind the Lines

Once again our presidential candidates are promising to get the government under control. Here’s why they won’t.

Fiendly Persuasion

What LBJ did best was wheel and deal. So what’s wrong with that?

Turning the Other Chic

Politics, like fashion, is a fickle business.

The Great Airline War

Will Texas International Airlines’s “whiz kids” fizzle?! Will sexy Southwest conquer all?! Will Braniff lose its routes?!

The Last Aggie Joke

Behold the miracles at College Station!