Here are a few intriguing articles in America’s best magazines.
Commentary………….Marriage and Caste in America:
Separate and Unequal Families in a Post-Marital Age by Kay Hymowitz.
The U.S. government recently announced that 36.8 percent of the children born in America in 2005 were born out of wedlock and into the arms of unmarried mothers with no real claims on the men who impregnated them. Very few of these parents will end up marrying each other, and very few of the fathers will be permanent presences in the lives of their children. According to Kay, “the number is staggering, and at least as much of a threat to our way of life as anything Osama bin Laden has cooked up.” Please click here to continue.
NY Review of Books…………Jimmy Carter and Apartheid by Joseph Lelyveld. This review of apartheid in South Africa and its quasi-analogue in Isrmakes is unhysterical and informed. Carter comes off as neither devil nor angel. Please click here to continue.
Foreign Policy…………Seven Questions: A Rational Choice by Tom Lantos, a Holocaust survivor, who is currently serving his 13th term in the U.S. House of Representatives. He is currently chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Tom says he knows how to stop Iran’s nuclear policy. You decide. Click here to continue.