Publications

Fragile Stability

George Weigel

The political risks of Singapore-style authoritarianism are also serious; left unaddressed, they could well jeopardize the East Asian miracle. As…

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Syndicated Column / August 1, 1994

Pluralism and Universality

George Weigel

There are numerous other problems with Kishore Mahbubani’s account of contemporary American life. His imprisonment statistics are quite misleading; the…

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Syndicated Column / August 1, 1994

A Challenge to Conventional Labor-Market Wisdom; The "Wedge" versus "Social Wage" (Comment)

John D. Mueller

The findings of this study were highlighted in a July 1994 Financial Times piece by Samuel Brittan; click here to view…

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LBMC Report / May 2, 1994

Wirth’s Law, Havel’s Woodshed

George Weigel

Like others before me, I have been known to complain from time to time about the circularity of the standard-brand…

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Syndicated Column / April 1, 1994

Those Who Rule Us

George Weigel

David Ignatius, the assistant managing editor of the Washington Post, recently tried to answer a question about the Clinton administration…

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Syndicated Column / April 1, 1994

The Old War, Revisited

George Weigel

As for David Ignatius’s second point, one can surely sympathize with the difficulties of policy-making in the strange new post-Cold…

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Syndicated Column / April 1, 1994

Havel’s Challenge

George Weigel

The thrashings in the policy community and the rise of a new isolationism notwithstanding, some people, at least, still think…

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Syndicated Column / April 1, 1994

The Truth of the World

George Weigel

During the hardest days of the anti-Communist human-rights resistance, a lot of thought was given to the relationship between truth…

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Syndicated Column / April 1, 1994

Calibrating Our Response

George Weigel

Some of what Havel had to say in his Foreign Affairs article struck me as a bit overwrought. His forebodings…

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Syndicated Column / April 1, 1994

Taking Our Medicine

George Weigel

All that being said, however, President Havel is surely right that “the headaches are never over,” and that the present…

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Syndicated Column / April 1, 1994

Endnotes

George Weigel

1. In this, the new Best and Brightest were linear descendants of the old Best and Brightest, and particularly of…

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Syndicated Column / April 1, 1994

How Can Wages Fall While Unemployment Rises?

John D. Mueller

There’s only one possible answer: transfer payments to persons who are not employed; “Rueff’s Law” holds up for 70 years….

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