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Globe Trot 11.09

by Mindy Belz
Posted 11/09/12, 12:51 pm

Unemployment in Greece rose to 25.4 percent—the highest at least since 2004. But Greece isn’t alone: Spain, at 25.02 percent, has steadfastly been the most unemployed nation in the industrialized world.

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Notable Books

Books | Books for children and their parents
by Susan Olasky
Posted 11/02/12, 01:00 am

Thoughts to Make Your Heart Sing

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American abyss

Q&A | The country, says author Charles Murray, has big problems regardless of who wins the presidential election
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 10/19/12, 02:00 am

American Enterprise Institute scholar Charles Murray writes books that create intellectual tsunamis, from Losing Ground in 1984 (which eviscerated the U.S. welfare system) to Real Education four years ago (which proposed alternatives to bachelor’s degrees; see “College crush,” Feb. 14, 2009). This year’s Murray blockbuster argues that the United States is Coming Apart.

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