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"Suppose, just suppose, that the Animal Welfare Act were replaced by an animal-rights act, which would prohibit the use by human beings of any animals to their detriment. What would be the effect on medical research, education, and product testing?"
Japanese stoicism seems to be a guarantee of continued trade imbalances
The U.S. military’s problems of toxic-waste disposal are as great as those of industry, and when finally acted on will cost taxpayers billions
Their moment on the national stage has come (Gary Hart and Michael Dukakis are both members), but it has not yet gone. In this article The Atlantic’s political analyst looks at the appeal, as well as the limits, of a political style—one that represents the Democratic Party’s attempt to speak to the haves without losing its base among the have-nots