Monthly Archives: August 2005

teaching the First Amendment

Facebook0 Twitter0 Google+0Total: 0According to a Knight Foundation study released earlier this year (based on more than 100,000 surveys) only 51 percent of high school students believe that “newspapers should be allowed to publish freely without government approval of stories.” … Continue reading

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service-learning: latest research

Facebook0 Twitter0 Google+0Total: 0Service-learning, which is present in 44 percent of American high schools, means a combination of community service with academic work on the same topic. For example, students may volunteer in a homeless shelter while reading articles about … Continue reading

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the EPA and public involvement

Facebook0 Twitter0 Google+0Total: 0On several occasions, the US Environmental Protection Agency has managed to involve a wide variety of citizens in addressing local problems. This approach was already evident in 1983, when EPA Administrator William Rickelshaus created a deliberative forum … Continue reading

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Tony Blair and the Doctrine of Double Effect

Facebook0 Twitter0 Google+0Total: 0Reflecting on the July 7 bombings, the leftist MP George Galloway (on whom I have written before) said, “London has reaped the involvement of Mr. Blair’s involvement in Iraq.” Most people to Galloway’s right–which means most people–think … Continue reading

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