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Book Review—The Tragedy of American Compassion

The Tragedy of American Compassion (1992), by Marvin Olasky Dr. Marvin Olasky’s book, The Tragedy of American Compassion, is a concise historical analysis of how poverty was handled in the U.S. from colonial America of the 17th century to the … Continue reading

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Insights on Economic Growth & Poverty

Hans Rosling, an expert on global health, entertains and educates with statistics and humor. See Hans Rosling’ 200 Countires, 200 Years, 4 Minutes, for a taste. For a more detailed presentation on economic growth, poverty, means, goals, and sword swallowing, … Continue reading

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“Arrested Development”

Found via Frank Wilson at Books, INQ., is this bookforum.com article, called, “Arrested Development, the incredible shrinking legacy of a 1960′s culture hero.” I am not familiar with the subject of the piece, Paul Goodman, probably because I was not … Continue reading

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1957 Margaret Sanger Interview

In the days of early television, Mike Wallace interviewed a number of culturally and politically important characters. The video and transcript of his fifty-three year-old discussion with Margaret Sanger, the founder of the Birth Control Movement, can be found here. … Continue reading

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