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Cover Story

The death of discipline?

by Bob Jones

Cover Story | Children must still cringe at the parental phrase, "This will hurt me more than it hurts you." But these days, it's literally true: The pain of a lawsuit…

In this issue: "The death of discipline?," June 26, 1999


Making children smile

By Susan Olasky

International | A group of Texas plastic surgeons use their skills to help third-world kids "because it's the right thing to do"

Trade split

By Mindy Belz

International | What to do about trade with China: Six Republican presidential hopefuls are decidedly 3-3 on whether to do business

Religion Notes

National | Serb church: Slobo should go Appealing to "every sensible person" in Yugoslavia, the Serbian Orthodox Church on June 14 called for President Slobodan…

Unaffirmative action

By Les Sillars

National | Black vendor sues "racist" city program

Dept. of Reeducation

By Bob Jones

National | Conservatives rally against anti-"hate crimes" curriculum that links Christianity to hatred and violence

What a joke

By Bob Jones

National | "Court Jester" awards provide comic relief after a year of staid judicial activism

Hastert's House

By Cal Thomas

National | A conversation with the quiet House Speaker


Back to the future

By Chris Stamper

Star Trek's "country doctor" dies, old-time radio, and other cultural buzz


Music can do two things. It can build bridges and make people understand each other and their differences. Or it can dig the ditch and make the problem…

News & Reviews

By The Editors

Bush: "I'm running" The race is on George W. Bush last week made explicit his intention to run for president. In a room full of supporters chanting "run,



Cancel that Like some who don't approve of some of your journalistic choices, I have been thinking of canceling my subscription. Then, in a recent issue, you…

Woodrow and Bill

By Marvin Olasky

Making the world safe for hypocrisy and low-pocrisy

Season of the witch

Something Wicca this way comes

Ain't over till it ends well

By Joel Belz

The language of peace has become a very slippery thing


Books: Be good or get eaten

By Roy Maynard

Books | Does the new vogue of Victorian children's books reflect a desire for morality without God?

Retail responsibility

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | As Wal-Mart is showing, it's the middlemen who can clean up the cultural marketplace

A step too far, for now

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | The American Psychological Association backpedals on pedophilia

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