Chronicles Magazine Cultural Revolutions

Put Out More Flags

Walt Whitman was a bad poet, but he might have made an excellent American statesman, something like an effeminate Madeleine Albright, who can switch from one basic principle to the next with a duplicity that even the dewy-eyed fairy godmother of...

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  • Cultural Revolutions

    Triumphant Return

    Bill Clinton's triumphant return from Africa is a bad omen for the next two years. Temporarily liberated from the shackles of Paula Jones's allegations, the President will now be free to rim the country exactly as the First Lady sees fit.

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  • Cultural Revolutions

    Always With You

    The most ambitious welfare scheme to date may be the Comprehensive Child Development Program (CCDP), a research project involving some 4,000 households across the country. After nearly a decade and 300 million tax dollars, the project is an utter...

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