Chronicles Magazine August 1994

Life in the Old Right

One problem with labeling ideological movements "old" or "new" is that inevitably, with the passage of time, the "new" becomes an "old" and the markers get confusing. In the modern, post-World War II right wing, there have been a number of "news"...

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  • VIEWS

    The Other Black History

    On May 13, Florida Governor Lawton Chiles signed into law a measure requiring public schools to teach black history. The black history law requires lessons on slavery, the passage of slaves to America, abolition, and the contributions of blacks...

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  • VIEWS

    The First Arkansas Bill

    The oily whoremaster in the White House dodged the draft thanks to another Arkansas Oxonian named Bill, but the debt remains unpaid. For the shirker is viciously conventional, as the ambitious young always are, while his benefactor is an...

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  • Correspondence

    The Italian Revolution

    The more I learn of Italy, the less I know. Several years ago I thought I understood the essentials of the Italian political scene, that I was a Tocqueville in reverse. But ignorance was Tocqueville's great advantage, too, and it is always easier...

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  • Correspondence

    Crime and Racial Politics

    A recent series of articles in the Baltimore Sun painted a gloomy (yet persuasive) picture of "the decline of the Baltimore City Police Force." But then, why should police forces be expected to maintain high standards when all institutions are...

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