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Cover Story

The Great South American Hope

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | For Chileans, Sept. 11 is also a national burden, but for different reasons

In this issue: "A warmer Chile," Nov. 9, 2002


Nothing to lose but their chains;

By Marvin Olasky

International | Chileans move against Allende

Liberty and security:

By Marvin Olasky

International | Post-Pinochet Chile

Freedom, dignity, and economic theory

By Marvin Olasky

International | The restaurant on the outskirts of Santiago was almost entirely empty at mid-afternoon. A waiter was starting to make a dance floor for the evening by pushing…

Sept. 11, 2002

By Marvin Olasky

International | Some Chilean children now call the United States "the land of the towers." On this past Sept. 11, people in both countries remembered and hoped there would…


By Leah Driggers, Les Sillars & Marvin Olasky

International | South American government and religion since Columbus

By the numbers

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Web Exclusive | House and Senate snapshots: the latest polling results, obtained exclusively by WORLD

What role will Protestants play?

By Marvin Olasky

International | In August 1973, PDC president Patricio Aylwyn, forced out of an easy middling position, came to a crucial realization: He told The Washington Post that if he

Upward mobility without warfare

By Marvin Olasky

International | In January 1973, Allende imposed the first food rationing in Chilean history, with each family assigned a quota of basic foodstuffs, and the process

Regression analysis

By Timothy Lamer

South America | Brazil's election may signal a broader shift to the left

Prayer and action

By Timothy Lamer

National | Truck driver who phoned 911 and blocked sniper suspects' escape route had led a prayer vigil for an end to the manhunt

Top News

By Tim Graham

This Week | The Top 5 news stories as measured by coverage in The Washington Post, USA Today, and NBC Nightly News from Oct. 23 to 29

Culture and country

By Marvin Olasky

International | A rope full of knots and kinks

Chilean revolution: Education or politics?

By Marvin Olasky

International | Central Chile's good soil and good rainfall encourage the production of corn, potatoes, sugar beets, barley, and wheat, along with apples, grapes, and other

Which way for Roman Catholic institutions?

By Marvin Olasky

International | The Depression of the 1930s led to 25 percent unemployment in Chile, a short-lived Socialist Republic led by an air force commander in 1932, and the election

Capitalizing on capitalism's problems

By Marvin Olasky

International | The Partido Democrata Cristinano (PDC), the Christian Democratic Party, succeeded in the presidential election of 1964, when Eduardo Frei won. Frei then went

The kingdom of heaven vs. the fiefdom of man

By Marvin Olasky

International | Except for inflation, the economic indices were good as Salvador Allende took power late in 1970. Copper prices were strong and unemployment was about 3

Coleman surging in Minnesota

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Web Exclusive | Mondale's immediate 7 point lead dwindles to statistical dead heat going into the campaign's final weekend, internal Republican polls show



Back off or I'll snap. San Francisco Giants outfielder Barry Bonds, to reporters after his team lost the World Series. He was asked whether his misplay of a…


Flash Traffic

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Flash Traffic | Watch for TeamBush to target pornographers in 2003. The White House will pressure the Senate to pass the "Child Obscenity and Pornography Prevention Act,"



By Marvin Olasky

The thinking behind Catholic compassionate conservatism


Daschle's bargain Thank you for your expose of Tom Daschle's political history ("Mad Daschle," Oct. 12). As a South Dakota radio news reporter in the 1980s, I…

Just keep it simple

By Joel Belz

Why do liberals have to go and make things so complicated?


Books on Chile

By Marvin Olasky, Brian Loveman (Oxford U. Press, 2001), Julia Paley (U. of California Press, 2001), ed. by Christian Larroulet (Instituto Libertad y Desarrollo, Santiago, 1993), James R. Whelan (Regnery Gateway, 1989) & Frans H. Kamsteeg (Scarecrow Press, 1998)

Notable Books | Five books about South America's most hopeful country

In the spotlight

By Marvin Olasky

Culture | Authors Patrick Barr-Melej, Judith A. Teichman, and Paul Sigmund have written other notable books on Chile.

A poet who rhymes

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | President Bush nominates a "New Formalist" to head the National Endowment for the Arts | by Gene Edward Veith

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