Table of Contents

Cover Story

Greener than thou

Greener than thou

by Mark Bergin

Cover Story | Earth Day 2006 arrives with some evangelicals making a controversial push for radical environmental legislation

In this issue: "Meltdown," April 22, 2006

Features

Crossover commentator

Crossover commentator

By John Dawson

Civil Rights | Detroit anchorman Frank Turner makes waves by attempting a career in evangelistic broadcasting

Mad tea party

Mad tea party

By Jamie Dean

Budget | From a teapot museum to the World Toilet Summit, a new report shows that pork-barrel politics is worse than ever

All politics is local

All politics is local

By Lynn Vincent

New Orleans | Race relations, partisanship, and a city's rate of recovery clash in the Big Easy's first post-Katrina election

Have skills, will travel

Have skills, will travel

By Timothy Lamer

Politics | But will Congress allow more educated migrants into the country?

Drawing blood

Drawing blood

By Lynn Vincent

Adoption | A 30-year-old law to protect Native Americans puts adopted children who've never set foot on a reservation at the mercy of Indian tribes

Dispatches

Irrational Iran

Irrational Iran

By Hugh Hewitt

Like Saddam, Iranian leaders have wholeheartedly embraced terror as a weapon of foreign policy

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Oddball occurences

Quotables

Memorable things they said

The Buzz

The latest news on the week's biggest stories

Notebook

Getting Tiger by the tail

Getting Tiger by the tail

By John Dawson

Sports | Phil Mickelson masters the art of winning majors

Bird watcher

By Lynde Langdon

Medicine | Governments around the world are preparing for the possibility that bird flu will mutate into a disease that humans can give to one another

Culture

Bestselling books

By Christopher Moore, Lisa Scottoline, Kaavya Viswanathan & Jodi Picoult

Notable Books | Four bestselling hardback novels

The Ten Commandments

The Ten Commandments

By Andrew Coffin

Video | ABC releases 50th anniversary DVD of Cecil B. DeMille's classic

Survival of the richest

By Gene Edward Veith

Television | WB reality show pairs wealthy kids with blue-collar types who struggle to make ends meet

Take the Lead

Take the Lead

By Andrew Coffin

Movies | For the true story, and a vastly better film, rent Mad Hot Ballroom instead

Columnists

Mailbag

Letters from our readers

'F'

'F'

By Joel Belz

What other institution can fail one-third of the time and survive?

The end of humanism

By Gene Edward Veith

Mankind doesn't fare too well in cutting-edge intellectual thinking

Walking on air

Walking on air

By Janie B. Cheaney

The world can't see it, but the web beneath a Christian is stronger than steel

Multiplier effect

Multiplier effect

By Marvin Olasky

Big families are good for nations and good for the environment

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