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Senator Bradley on the Chautauqua Circuit

George Weigel

At the end of August, Senator Bill Bradley (D-New Jersey) gave a speech to a Chautauqua, New York, conference on…

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Syndicated Column / November 1, 1987

Listening to the Central American Bishops

George Weigel

That American activists and policy makers should “listen to the Church in Central America” is a regular antiphon in public…

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Syndicated Column / November 1, 1987

A Subsidy for Motherhood: Why I Now Support Social Security

John D. Mueller

What first attracted G.K. Chesterton to Christian orthodoxy, he remarked, was that “it was attacked on all sides and for…

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Antigone Meets Joan of Arc

George Weigel

Contemporary American feminism has never known quite what to do with the war/peace debate. One faction argues that equality requires…

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Syndicated Column / October 1, 1987

Peace, Liberty, and Land Reform

George Weigel

During the worst days of the early 1980s’ debate over U.S. policy in El Salvador, Roy Prosterman of the University…

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Syndicated Column / October 1, 1987

The New Left, the Old Left, and the Peace Movement

George Weigel

The American Peace Movement-it should go without saying-was profoundly shaped by the Vietnam-era New Left. That the New Left was,…

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Syndicated Column / October 1, 1987

On Getting Involved

George Weigel

It is no longer a curiosity these days for a county medical society in the midst of discussing its professional…

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Syndicated Column / October 1, 1987

Take Him Out to the Ball Game

George Weigel

As we celebrate the 1987 World Series amidst continuing debate over Mikhail Gorbachev’s policy of glasnost, we recall from earlier…

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Syndicated Column / October 1, 1987

Switzerland at the Cape of Good Hope?

George Weigel

In South Africa, a book that sells 5,000 copies is thought a considerable success. Since March 1986, sales of South…

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Syndicated Column / October 1, 1987

In Brief

George Weigel

We note the following bit of cross-cultural news, reported in the Baltimore Sun: When the Soviet Union launched a Syrian…

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Syndicated Column / October 1, 1987

America and the World

George Weigel

The bicentennial of the Constitution of the United States affords us the opportunity to reflect on many things: the “miracle…

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Syndicated Column / September 1, 1987

Calhoun’s Heir, or the Balkanization of American Foreign Policy

George Weigel

Of the possible arguments that the bicentennial of the Constitution might have engendered, perhaps one of the least likely is…

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Syndicated Column / July 1, 1987