Summer 2003

Summer 2003

In Defense of Thinking

Herman Kahn, the founder of the of Hudson Institute, reveled in the controversy his views created, precisely because it meant that his work was having its intended effect.

Why Global Warming Is Hot Again

New scientific data debunk the fear-mongering claims of environmental activists and reinforce what the Earth has been telling us all along.

Faith of the Fixers

A new generation says, "Give me that old-time religion."

The New Communitarian Consensus

The Democratic and Republican parties have reached a general consensus on domestic policy that appeals to young people.

A Warrior Remnant

American warfare is different today because American soldiers are, like the country they serve, unique

Good Press

No Opinion

The United States of Latin America?

Several prominent commentators have suggested that the United States is starting to resemble a Latin American country. Are they right?

Do You Know What Your Kids are Reading?

Allen Quist, FedEd: The New Federal Curriculum and How It's Enforced (Glencoe, Minnesota: NuCompass Publishing), Foreword by Phyllis Schlafly, 153 pages, $12

A Dream Deferred

After Affirmative Action

The future of the civil rights movement should be devoted to the expansion of individual freedom.

After Affirmative Action

The future of the civil rights movement should be devoted to the expansion of individual freedom.

Life in the Omniculture

The Making of a Millennial Culture

America's emerging culture marks a break with the antiauthoritarian trends of the past half-century. Here's how we got here.

Unnatural Selection

Sarah A. Binder, Stalemate: The Causes and Consequences of Legislative Gridlock (Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2003), 202 pages, $16.95

Back to Basics

America's Cultural Revolution

America's impressive victory in Iraq revealed the character of a generation that just might revive the nation's culture.

Sex in the Dorm Room

The more freedom we give infants, children, and young adults, the more irresponsible and self-destructive they become. Any connection

Desperately Seeking Soulmates

Barbara Dafoe Whitehead, Why There Are No Good Men Left: The Romantic Plight of the New Single Woman (Broadway Books), 320 pages, $22.95

The Better and Brighter

Because of their aptitude for technology and ability to communicate, Millenials are smarter than the Baby Boomers and the Gen-Xers; educators will have to catch up.

Bad Medicine

More people die each year from medical mistakes than from AIDS. Medicare could do something about it.

Honor Bound

America's armed forces are even more impressive up close.

I am Hippie, Hear Me Roar

Danny Goldberg, Dispatches from the Culture Wars: How the Left Lost Teen Spirit (New York: Miramax Books, 2003), 336 pages, $23.95

Rediscovering the Classic Western

The decline of a great film genre reflects a cultural transformation.

Empire Builders

Niall Ferguson, Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power (Basic Books, 2003), 392 pages, $35

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