61, Number 1
The Social Necessity of Nurturance
by Betty McCollister
Instead of the short-term solution of building more
prisons to house younger and younger offenders, we should be
taking a long view by encouraging better mental and social health
in our offspring through natural human nurturance.
Invisible Citizens: The Children of Working Parents
by Sheldon L. Rahn and Hobart A. Burch
Parents in the United States will continue to have
difficulty in adequately nurturing their infants until U.S.
parental leave pollicies catch up weith those of the rest of the
Election 2000 and the Culture War
by Jeffrey S. Victor
The recent elections reveal that a longstanding cultural
divide continues to affect voting patterns in essentially the same
way it has in the past.
The Ultimate Rogue Nation
by John M. Swomley
To what extent is U.S. foreign policy toward alleged
rogue nations the actual cause of international terrorism directed
at U.S. citizens and facilities abroad?
Terrorism in the Land of the Free:
Repression and Incarceration in the Name of National Security
by Burton Levine
Because of terrorism, is the U.S. government sacrificing
the civil liberties of citizens and noncitizens on the altar of
Finding Meaning in My Mother's Madness
by Marc Riess
The lives of mentally ill family members can have purpose
and significance if we let them influence us in positive ways.
An Idea That Counts
by Michael Werner
What does it really mean when humanists speak of the
"inherent worth and dignity of each human being"? Is this just so
much romantic nonsense or is it an actual substantive and
defensible philosophic position?
A Moral Image for Our Emotive Culture
by Steven Fesmire
In the United States, the predominant cultural styles of
ethical discourse hamper our ability to think socially,
ecologically, and humanistically.
Letters to the Editor
How I Almost Made It into Heaven
Denying Voting Rights to People of Color
The Case Against Charitable Choice
Families, Faith, and Mental Health
Humanistic Economics: Media Myopia and the Future of Democratic
Church and State: Election 2000: A Partial Postmortem
Civil Liberties Watch
International Humanism: The New Mandate for UN
The Popular Condition: Politics and Social Conscience
P.S.: Reader Commentary
First Person: An Unprotected Courage