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The End of Another Panacea

Nineteen-ninety-one was an exhilarating year.  The simultaneous col-lapse of the Soviet regime and the apartheid system in South Africa appeared an unexpected international bonanza for moral activists, both liberal and conservative.  Outstanding accounts were miraculously settled.  The gloomy predictions of

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Out of Africa

On February 11, 1990, Nelson Mandela walked out of prison and entered the last remaining European colony in Africa: South Africa.

From all sides and nations, the hope was that the 72-year-old Mandela, convicted and imprisoned 27 years before for

In Focus – The Public Climate
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In Focus – The Public Climate

Jim Harrison: Sundog; E. P. Dutton/Seymour Lawrence; New York.

There are actually two Michigans. They are unimaginatively known as the “Lower” and “Upper” peninsulas. The latter is often designated the “U.P.” In states that have a single major metropolis, there’s