Year: 1999

Feminists Fight Congressional Support for Good Dads, by Jesse Lee Peterson

New Visions Commentary /
When I look back and see what has happened to the black family and community as a whole because of the absence of good fathers, I shudder to think of the destruction to come. I believe that, if this issue ...
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Bill Bradley Fouls the Civil Rights Act, by R.D. Davis

New Visions Commentary /
Former basketball star and current Democratic presidential candidate Bill Bradley hasn't fouled an opponent on the basketball court in years, but lately he's fouling the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Bradley claims the congressional vote on the Act led to ...
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Privacy and Prejudice, by Michael King

New Visions Commentary /
A New Visions Commentary paper published December 1999 by The National Center for Public Policy Research, 501 Capitol Court, N.E., Washington, D.C. 20002, 202/543-4110, Fax 202/543-5975, E-Mail [email protected], Web http://www.nationalcenter.org. Reprints permitted provided source is credited. When you think that ...
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Keeping Kids Safe on the Internet, by Tara Wall

New Visions Commentary /
A New Visions Commentary paper published December 1999 by The National Center for Public Policy Research, 501 Capitol Court, N.E., Washington, D.C. 20002, 202/543-4110, Fax 202/543-5975, E-Mail [email protected], Web http://www.nationalcenter.org. Reprints permitted provided source is credited. How safe are our ...
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Anti-Biotechnology Policies Backed by Some Seattle Protesters Could Cause Preventable Starvation in the Developing World

Protesters disrupting the WTO meeting in Seattle are in part protesting programs that could be of great benefit to poor people in developing countries, says the National Center for Public Policy Research. One of the issues cited by protesters as ...
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No Pleasing Environmentalists, by John Carlisle

National Policy Analysis #271 /
Environmentalists frequently urge industry to adopt "Clean Technologies" that reduce pollution and promote conservation. Why is it, then, that those same environmentalists advocate a ban on agricultural biotechnology that significantly reduces the use of potentially harmful pesticides, can reduce soil ...
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Tastes Great, Less Filling: New Bioengineered Foods Bring Benefits to Consumers, by Amy Ridenour

National Policy Analysis #272 /
Let's face it. The holiday season would be just about perfect, except for one little thing: those extra pounds many of us gain because we overindulge. What if someone could engineer food so it would be less fattening and more ...
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Single Mom’s Christmas Ruined by Government Scrooge, by John Carlisle

National Policy Analysis #273 /
Not all Christmas tales have happy endings. Most of us know the Charles Dickens tale, "A Christmas Carol." It's the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a wealthy man who became so bitter after losing the love of his life that he ...
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Activists Attack Bio-Engineered Food Despite Benefits to the Poor and the Sick; Environmental Groups Join in Attack on Technology that Aids the Environment

Press Release /
For Immediate Release: November 23, 1999 Contact: Amy Ridenour (202) 507-6398 or [email protected] Activists Attack Bio-Engineered Food Despite Benefits to the Poor and the Sick Environmental Groups Join in Attack on Technology that Aids the Environment Instead of Giving Thanks ...
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Does Clinton Care About Civil Rights? Justice Department Refuses to Prosecute, Covers Up Alleged Black Murders

Members of the African-American leadership network Project 21 question the Clinton Administration's sincerity in fighting crime that targets specific racial groups in light of revelations that the Clinton Justice Department allowed members of an organized crime operation - including one ...
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