Jan - Feb 2001

Jan - Feb 2001

Cancer Hysteria Gets Old

Setting Policy Priorities for a Changing Economy--A Panel Discussion

Destination: Unknown

Internal discord is tearing away at several Eurasian countries.

Got Attitude?

Setting Policy Priorities for a Changing Economy--A Panel Discussion

I Know Why the Caged Genome Sings

Two-Dimensional Heroes

Michael Chabon, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay (New York: Random House, 2000), 736 pages, $26.95

Who Let the Economic Dogs Out?

The political cornerstone of America's economic future is the nation's rising investor class.

Contentious

The Economic and Political Implications of Government Debt Reduction--A Symposium

Materialist Dogma

Philip Pullman, The Amber Spyglass (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000), 518 pages, $19.95

Newt the Dinosaur and Other Fossils

Guns, Interrupted

All Tied Up

Trouble in Taxes

To counter slumping economic growth and enhance their reelection prospects, Congress and the next administration need to move fast on bipartisan tax reform and encourage a less restrictive monetary policy.

Celestial Jukebox

Without control over their product, record companies and artists must now dance to their customers' tunes.

Insidious Technos

Wealth and Nations

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Dumbing Down Medical Care

Substituting nurses for doctors can be hazardous to your health.

Setting Policy Priorities for a Changing Economy--A Panel Discussion

Paper-Thin Prosperity

As Daniel Webster noted,

Setting Policy Priorities for a Changing Economy--A Panel Discussion

Blast from the Past

Leftover assumptions from the Cold War hamstring America's national defense planning.

Breaking Up, Breaking Down

Linda J. Waite and Maggie Gallagher, The Case for Marriage: Why Married People Are Happier, Healthier, and Better Off Financially (New York: Doubleday, 2000), 260 pages, $24.95

Stock Response

The "new economy" does not guarantee ever-rising stock prices. But that doesn't mean there's a stock market bubble, either.

The Economic and Political Implications of Government Debt Reduction--A Symposium

The Kids May Be All Right

Neil Howe and William Strauss, Millennials Rising: The Next Great Generation (New York: Vintage Books, 2000), 415 pages, $14.00

Virtually Alone

Attempts to replace crumbling real communities with virtual, cyberspace ones may actually exacerbate tribalism and social conflict.

The Economic and Political Implications of Government Debt Reduction--A Symposium

The Economic and Political Implications of Government Debt Reduction--A Symposium

Politically Indirect

Setting Policy Priorities for a Changing Economy--A Panel Discussion

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