ON-Lion Letter
MacIver Institute's annual Wisconsin Student Census shows parents of 27% of Wisconsin students, and 81% of Milwaukee students, exercise some form of choice
The 2014 Wisconsin Student Census released by the MacIver Institute in Madison in September records the school choices of the parents of every K-12 st...

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Library of Congress exhibition celebrates Magna Carta's enduring influence on law and liberties
In November, the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., will open the exhibition "Magna Carta:  Muse and Mentor" to celebrate the 800th anniver...

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Encounter Books reissues <i>Suicide of the West</i>, still-startling account of modern era's nature
James Burnham’s 1964 classic Suicide of the West:  An Essay on the Meaning and Destiny of Liberalism -- reissued by Encounter Books -- rema...

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Encounter Books contributes to Common Core debate, both sides of it
A new Encounter Broadside, Common Core -- Yea & Nay, features two contributions to the Common Core debate.   According to the first, fro...

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In victory for free speech on campus, Ayaan Hirsi Ali addresses William F. Buckley, Jr. Program event at Yale
In September, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a Somali-born atheist known for her harsh criticism of Islam, addressed a crowd of 300 at Yale University, in spite of ...

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Manhattan Institute's Daniel DiSalvo looks at the internal politics of unions and their implications
Public-employee labor unions are among the most-influential institutions in American politics.  Setting compensation and determining labor-manage...

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"Expeditionary diplomats" would significantly upgrade U.S. capabilities abroad and enhance U.S. security interests, according to National Strategy Information Center paper
"There are major opportunities in vulnerable countries to bolster stability and democratic transitions if there are U.S. capabilities to take advantag...

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Megan Sweas tells how Cristo Rey high schools are transforming urban education
The story of how the Cristo Rey Network’s values-based education model and revolutionary work-study program have improved urban schools and insp...

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In <i>The Russia-China Axis</i> from Encounter Books, Douglas A. Schoen and Melik Kaylan chronicle growing threat in new Cold War, argue for rebirth of American leadership
The United States is a nation in crisis.  While Washington’s ability to address our most pressing challenges has been rendered nearly impot...

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Encounter's <i>Eclipse of Man</i>, by Charles T. Rubin, traces intellectual origins of movement to perfect and replace human race
Tomorrow has never looked better.  Breakthroughs in fields like genetic engineering and nanotechnology promise to give us unprecedented power to ...

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