WTO foes no friends to poor

NAIROBI, KENYA–The two women seated next to me in the cab claimed to be my advocates. But as we traveled toward the World Trade Organization ministerial meeting in Cancun, I

Book review: The End of Democracy?

The End of Democracy?: The Celebrated First Things Debate, With Arguments Pro and Con, and “The Anatomy of a Controversy” by Richard John Neuhaus Edited by Mitchell S. Muncy Spence Publishing Company, 288

Tyrants in robes

Tyrants in robes

Be afraid. B very afraid. State and federal judges are usurping democracy and attempting to impose their own vision of utopia.

Against biography?

British literary feuds are such fun. The journalist, novelist, and biographer A.N. Wilson has just published a biography of sorts of Iris Murdoch. I say “of sorts” because Iris Murdoch as I Knew Her is not a

The Housekeeping Amendment

How often should we amend the Constitution? It’s not a common question, that’s for sure. We tend to think of the Constitution as something holy, revered, and too good to