Table of Contents

Cover Story

Tyranny of the minority

by Lynn Vincent

Cover Story | Judicial crisis: More than two years into the Bush presidency, filibustering Democrats are engaged in an unprecedented effort to keep the full Senate from…

In this issue: "Tyranny of the minority," June 7, 2003

Features

Bits and megabytes...

By Chris Stamper

National | The new Homeland Security Department is getting more Net-expertise. President Bush plans to appoint a new cybersecurity chief.

Streaming tears

By Chris Stamper

National | Your local funeral home may soon have a new amenity besides flowers and expensive caskets: services broadcast over the Internet.

An American import?

By Chris Stamper

National | Internet spam creates an unexpected side effect: It gives the United States a bad name.

Africa's future

By Jennifer Marshall

National | How strong is the political left's opposition to abstinence education?

Baathist battle

By Jennifer Marshall

National | Building a government in Iraq is not nearly as simple as turning on the water and switching on the electricity.

Teachers: Give us 'more input'

By Jennifer Marshall

National | Public-school teachers feel disenfranchised from educational decision-making and unsupported by most parents, according to a report released last month by the…

Report card

By Jennifer Marshall

National | Public schools are not in the business of morality," a Pennsylvania school superintendent told a reporter, after the Bethlehem Area School Board canceled an…

A failure to communicate

By Mindy Belz

National | U.S. administrators in Iraq moved to shore up critical infrastructure as part of a rebuilding effort critics say is long overdue.

Anglicans playing the angles

By Edward E. Plowman

National | In trying to deal with the most divisive controversy in the 75-million-member worldwide Anglican Communion-a conflict over homosexuality-the primates (heads)

Salvaging the unsalvageables

By Priya Abraham

International | INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION | Ten years ago it seemed that Romanian adoption was a feel-good tale about abandoned kids whose stories could now end, "And they lived…

Land of the free, home of the brave?

By Bob Jones

International | Saddam Hussein manipulated, but also protected, Iraq's Christian minority. But will democracy give rise to a hostile Islamist regime? Some fear persecution…

Dispatches

Ladies and gentlemen

By Marvin Olasky

As long as they can remain such, let females compete with males

Just in Times

By Lynn Vincent

L.A. editor blasts pro-abortion article that proved "our critics right"

Top-Story

By The Editors

1 Boom or Bust The U.S. economy hasn't had too many good weeks lately, but a torrent of good news made last week one of the best in a while: 3» The…

Flashtraffic: Unexpected Visits

By Joel C. Rosenberg

It was Condoleeza Rice, the president's national security adviser, who delivered in the White House press room the news reporters had been expecting

Flashtraffic: Mr. Who?

By Joel C. Rosenberg

So who is Mr. Abbas?

Flashtraffic: Growing Pressure

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Conservative members of Congress-most notably House Majority Leader Tom DeLay-don't want President Bush to put too much pressure on Israel to make a deal.

The Buzz

Belly busted Michael Sullivan of Fanning Springs, Fla., executed a championship belly flop-but then landed in hot water. Mr. Sullivan wasn't able to defend…

Chain reaction

By Gene Edward Veith

CULTURE BEAT | Free-market forces, led by retailers like Wal-Mart, may be reining in the excesses of American culture

Quotables

The whole point of going to a coffee shop is to smoke. Arjan Roskam, chairman of the Union for Cannabis Retailers in Amsterdam, on a new Dutch law that bans…

Reviews

BESTSELLERS

By The Editors

Culture | The Top 5 best-selling albums for the week ending May 24, according to Billboard magazine

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

By The Editors

Culture | Cher

Voices

Mistakes writers make

By Joel Belz

And how we try to treat them here at WORLD

Mailbag

Calvin coverage "Shifting Sand" unnecessarily, and I think unfairly, casts a shadow of doubt over Calvin College and its commitment to what you call its…

What is the victory?

By Andrée Seu

Using the world to tone up the muscle of faith

Christ and commitment

By Marvin Olasky

Readers connect marriage and long-term contentment

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