Marvin Olasky

Marvin is editor in chief of WORLD and the author of more than 20 books, including The Tragedy of American Compassion. His latest book is Reforming Journalism. Follow Marvin on Twitter @MarvinOlasky.

What we stand for

| Pass the salt and hold the sourcery
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 6/10/00, 12:00 am

Publications at various times feel a solemn duty to explain their principles. Since WORLD stands for journalism, not essays-for showing, not telling-we believe that the best way to see what we stand for is to read WORLD for a few months. But for those seeking a solemn shorthand introduction, here goes.

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Environmentalism

| It isn't economically easy to be green
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 6/03/00, 12:00 am

As some Americans take to the roads this summer to see the historical sights described in our cover story, others will be headed into the countryside to see America's natural beauty. I first began to comprehend the size and loveliness of the United States in the summer of 1971 while bicycling across the country, Massachusetts to Oregon, rolling through fruited plains and feeling in my legs and lungs the majesty of purple mountains.

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Brother against brother

| Top Civil War battlefields to visit
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 6/03/00, 12:00 am

Almost seven score years since the War Between the States, it continues to fascinate Americans. We are a country of sports fans, but grown men do not dress up in late 19th-century baseball uniforms or even early 20th-century football uniforms to spend a weekend re-creating old contests. That's exactly what thousands of people do at major Civil War battlegrounds every year.

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