Bush's losing strategy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- W., who has generally shown a deft political touch and an impressive strategic grasp, has lately been committing the kinds of embarrassing errors of judgment that do not more…

First millennium female Olympics

by Richard Grenier -- You knew it was coming! The women's Olympics! Oh, there'll be men in it; they're not that crazy. But at the first Olympiad of the millennium, in Sydney, more…

Circle the wagons!

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON -- In a revealing column this past week, reporter Bob Novak quoted a political operative who said, "When the Democrats get in trouble, they circle the wagons. more…

Keeping step in the race

by -NO AUTHOR- -- I'm always ready to embrace and defend the underdog. And the black person who supports conservatism is certainly included in this beleaguered lot. So, when I read the more…

Mysteries of Shanghai

by Cynthia Grenier -- Japanese-born but very much English-bred Kazuo Ishiguro has just brought forth his much-awaited first novel in five years: "When We Were Orphans." Highly praised by British critics when more…

Endorsing child molestation

by Jerry Falwell -- Over the years, I've come to expect that the American Civil Liberties Union will almost always represent an issue with which I wholly disagree. However, I was shocked more…

A world parliament is birthed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- In September 1995, at the United Nations 50th Anniversary, the presidents, prime ministers, princes and kings of this world came to celebrate its existence and talk about their more…

Scientific polls: Bah! Humbug!

by Gordon Prather -- You've probably wondered what -- if anything -- is scientific about "scientific" polls, which purport to show that if the election were held today, 50 percent would vote more…

Continuing fight for China's healing

by Johnny Chung -- WANTED: Zhang Bo-li; male, 26 years old; Hei-long-jiang Province; scholar and professional writer, Chinese literature department, Beijing University; height: 175 cm., chubby, round face, up-turned nose, big lips; more…

Can 'bleeding' cure the world's ills?

by Alan W. Bock -- On the day the United Nations Millennium Summit convened, the newspaper for which I work carried the following stories -- in addition to the news that three U.N. more…