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Cover Stories

How shall we then govern?

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | Voters on Nov. 7 are choosing not just between George W. Bush and Al Gore, but between Bush and Gore administrations. When the New York Journal in 1787…

Cover Stories

Building the American cabinet

by The Editors

Cover Story | 1783 The victorious Continental Army, perhaps a little punch-drunk, and French-born Col. Lewis Nicola present the incredibly popular Gen. George Washington…

In this issue: "How shall we then govern?," Oct. 28, 2000


Command Center

National | Washington is all about spending money, so it stands to reason that any reform administration would require an energetic budget office to spearhead its…

When will Washington ever learn?

National | There's a lot not to like about federal education policy, but one fundamental reform should go to the head of the class: Policymakers' emphasis must shift…

HUD (Hassle and Urban Dismay)

National | Why Housing and Urban Development must change: The next HUD secretary needs outcome-based, entrepreneurial approaches that help empower local neighborhoods to…

Recognize the limits

National | Move away from command-and-control and toward humility and hope: An action agenda for an agency many conservatives wish didn't exist

Mr. Spin

National | The Clinton White House took political "spin" to a whole new level, from which most Beltway journalists believe future administrations will never recover. The…

Restore public trust

National | A little impartiality could go a long way: The next president needs to find an independent-minded attorney general-and then set about changing the way justice…

Are we ready to rumble?

National | Because the aggressor always shows up, we'd better be: Three challenges the next president will face, and how he can use military might to keep the peace

Just keep the books

National | Five reforms: Integrity, transparency, plain English, frugality, and limited power. Concentrate on these things and the next Treasury secretary won't have…

Policy, not policing

National | In the post-cold war world, U.S. policy has been to police the globe; it must change: The next president must enunciate a clear set of policy goals that…


New Deal never died

By Marvin Olasky

FDR fought fear but bulwarked big government, and his legacy lives


Culture of the bizarre

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | The tragedy of artistic welfare: The National Endowments have fostered bad art, poor scholarship, and entitlement attitudes; it's time artists and academics…

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