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Cover Story

Shedding the intellectual straitjacket

Shedding the intellectual straitjacket

by Lynn Vincent

Cover Story | Academic freedom has often become an opportunity for radical professors to proselytize students. Now the discussion is turning to academic freedom for…

In this issue: "Faculty follies," April 29, 2006

Features

'Hidden behind the forehead'

'Hidden behind the forehead'

By Susan Olasky

Medicine | For years conservatives have expressed skepticism about the existence of ADHD and worried about the overuse of powerful stimulants like Ritalin. Yet many…

Banning a bully

Banning a bully

By John Dawson

Religion | States move to keep protester Fred Phelps away from soldiers' funerals

Hu's coming to dinner

By Mark Bergin

China | Bill Gates and China's president dine & deal

Toxic memories

Toxic memories

By Jamie Dean

Chernobyl | A 20-year-old disaster continues to haunt Eastern Europe, but children from Belarus are finding a haven in the United States

Abstinence under attack

Abstinence under attack

By Mindy Belz

AIDS | Changing sexual behavior as a way to fight AIDS gets a warning flag from the government's chief accounting office

Dispatches

Quotables

Memorable things they said

The Buzz

The Buzz

The latest news on the week's biggest stories

Selective criticism

Selective criticism

By Hugh Hewitt

With more than 7,000 retired generals and admirals, the furor over the comments of six is troubling

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Oddball occurences

Notebook

Swinging and missing

Swinging and missing

By John Dawson

Sports | Through his first nine games, Barry Bonds hasn't hit a single homer

Uproar in Egypt

Uproar in Egypt

By Edward E. Plowman

Religion | Hundreds of Coptic teenagers and young men formed a procession outside the church to protest police inaction

Culture

Bestselling CDs

By Delbert McClinton, Lee Roy Parnell, Eric Lindell, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks Band & Delbert McClinton

Notable CDs | Five most-played "Roots Blues" albums

Thief

Thief

By Gene Edward Veith

Television | FX series shows bad guys have families, financial woes, and personal problems, too

The Wild

The Wild

By Andrew Coffin

Movies | This film shows why Disney put Pixar in charge of its animated division

Joyeux Noël

Joyeux Noël

By Andrew Coffin

Movies | This imperfect but moving film is a nominee for best foreign film

Columnists

Made in the U.S.A.

Made in the U.S.A.

By Joel Belz

The seeds of our undoing aren't primarily "out there"

Return of the Cainites

Return of the Cainites

By Gene Edward Veith

"The Gospel of Judas" is only one of many attempts to turn Christianity upside down

Left out

Left out

By Andrée Seu

Street preacher says the Good News is only good for some "tribes"

The day the social gospel died

The day the social gospel died

By Marvin Olasky

William Sloane Coffin Jr. was its most articulate spokesman

Mailbag

Letters from our readers

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