Chronicles Magazine Politics

  • Cultural Revolutions

    Rediscovered Family

    The Bush administration has rediscovered the family. A year ago, White House minions strove to torpedo the Final Report of the National Commission on Children, worried that its recommendation of tax relief for families with children might upset...

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  • Cultural Revolutions

    After the Riots

    After the riots, fires, and looting in Los Angeles, both Jack Kemp, secretary for Housing and Urban Development, and Jesse Jackson blamed the federal government—not for failing to send in the military, but for not providing enough social and...

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  • Cultural Revolutions

    Society Gone Goofy

    Los Angeles was bopped by debris crumbling loose from twenty-five years of a Great Society gone goofy, or so believe the callers from all over America with whom I talk for three hours on weekday afternoons. These talk-show callers are angry,...

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