ON-Lion Letter

Entries for August 2009

The discipline of economics is not what it used to be.  During the last few decades, economists have begun a revolutionary reorientation in how we loo...

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Transportation is clearly a consideration to be factored into any discussion of school choice.  Yet we know very little about how much it matters in f...

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To scientists, the tsunami of relativism, skepticism, and postmodernism that washed through the humanities in the 20th Century was all water off a duc...

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In Encounter Books' new paperback edition of Camelot and the Cultural Revolution:  How the Assassination of John F. Kennedy Shattered American Liberal...

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"Evidence suggests an accelerating trend toward renationalization of policy in key domains in Europe," according to an August policy brief by senior r...

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During the 40 or so years that preceded Hugo Chavez's seizing of power, Venezuela had the most-stable democracy in Latin America.  Thanks above all to...

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Appeals to "human dignity" are at the core of many of the most-contentious social and political issues of our time.  But these appeals suggest differe...

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The average professional in America wakes up in the morning, goes to work, comes home, eats dinner, and then goes to sleep, unaware that he or she has...

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Religious Left activist Jim Wallis, president and executive director of Sojourners magazine, is leading a "40 Days for Health Reform" campaign for Pre...

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Boston College (BC) promises that all of its students have the right "to learn, which includes the right of access to ideas, the right of access to fa...

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