• August 1, 2005   BY  

    A national land summit, called by the South African government to assess the success of its program to return land confiscated during apartheid to black farmers, ended Sunday with a resolution. Continue reading

  • July 29, 2005  

    The controversial field of stem cell research gained political backing Friday as Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist said Friday he would back broader federal funding for the research, a split from President Bush’s stance on the subject. Continue reading

  • July 29, 2005  

    Syndicated Columnist Mark Shields and National Review Senior Editor Ramesh Ponnuru discuss the passage of the new energy bill, CAFTA, the gun liability bill and the ongoing labor union dispute. Continue reading

  • July 27, 2005  

    Essayist Clarence Page considers if there really are jobs no one wants. Continue reading

  • July 26, 2005  

    New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer announced Monday that Sony BMG Music Entertainment will pay $10 million in fines for using “payola,” or bribing radio stations with cash, trips and gifts to play specific artists on the air. An expert discusses the frequency of payola in the radio industry. Continue reading

  • July 22, 2005  

    Essayist Richard Rodriguez considers the NAFTA. Continue reading

  • July 21, 2005  

    The House of Representative met Thursday to vote on renewing the Patriot Act with some minor changes designed to increase judicial and political oversight of some of its most controversial provisions. Continue reading

  • July 20, 2005  

    Essayist Ann Taylor Fleming considers how one film, March of the Penguins, is providing a welcome respite from the violence in many summer movies. Continue reading

  • July 19, 2005  

    Jeffrey Brown sits down with acclaimed jazz pianist Keith Jarrett, who will play his first solo concert in North America since 1995 at Carnegie Hall in September. Continue reading

  • July 19, 2005  

    President Bush is urging lawmakers to renew 16 surveillance provisions of the Patriot Act set to expire at the end of the year, while critics continue to charge the provisions violate civil liberties. Following a background report, two legal analysts discuss the debate that has begun in Congress. Continue reading