ON-Lion Letter

Entries for September 2014

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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