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David Brooks
The Other Side of Paradise

European-style welfare programs would undermine America's greatest virtues-its dynamism, strong work ethic, and volunteer spirit.
Robert F. Wagner Jr. and Julia Vitullo-Martin
New Hope for Old Projects

Vincent Lane leads the Windy City's renaissance in public housing.
Kay S. Hymowitz
Up the Up Staircase

At Manhattan's Wildcat Academy, the city's most troubled youngsters have a chance to succeed.
Charlotte Allen
The ACLU Against the Cities

Urban leaders fight to restore civility in public places but often find themselves battling in court.
Rita Kramer
Taking Off the Kid Gloves

If we are to control the plague of violent crime committed by youths, the juvenile justice system must be reformed.
Bettie Cadou
Innovator in the Heartland

Indianapolis is a city that works, but Mayor Stephen Goldsmith thinks it can work even better.
Charles Murray
Regaining Lost Ground

Ten years after the publication of Losing Ground, its analysis of the underclass is widely accepted. Is the solution to abolish all federal welfare programs?
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City Voices: Welfare-to-Work—Just the Facts
At Issue: Learning Zones—Breaking Up Educational Gridlock
Ideas and Observations
Richard Brookhiser
Washington's New York
Roger Starr
The Education of L*E*O R*O*S*T*E*N
Clifton Hood
Underground Pioneers
Adam P. Glick
New York Diarist: First Things First

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