The National Catholic Review

February 19, 2001

Vol. 184 No. 5Whole No. 4517


A New School Plan

George Bush and Bill Clinton both wanted to be an education president and both wanted to make U.S. public schools the best in the world. Neither succeeded, although in his various farewells Mr.


The Power of Popular Religion
Dennis M. Linehan

Nearly 20 years presiding over classrooms of college freshmen provided me ample opportunity to confirm or question the conclusions of developmental psychology.

Is a Living Wage a Just Wage?
Patricia Ann Lamoureux

A few months ago, the Rev. Peter J.

Punishing the Immigrant
George M. Anderson

The U.S. bishops issued a statement at their November meeting in Washington, D.C., called Welcoming the Stranger Among Us.

An Internet Strategy for Local Churches
Eric Stoltz

Not since the invention of television has a new technology portended such changes in the way we live as has the Internet.

Books and Culture

War on Several Fronts
John B. Breslin
The distinction between fact and fiction is often a contested one.
The Clash of Me and We
William Bole
Near the end of this eye-opening book, the renowned Peruvian economist and businessman Hernando de Soto trots out Bill Gates, the world’s
Shabbat Shalom
Robert Blair Kaiser
Ari Goldman and I worked side by side some 20 years ago at The New York Times.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Lent Already
John R. Donahue
The Word
Radical Eye Surgery
John R. Donahue
Cherishing Life
Camille DArienzo
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
David S. Toolan
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