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Michael Gerson

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Why AIDS First?

(30) Comments | Posted November 30, 2010 | 11:00 PM

In 2003, George W. Bush launched the largest international health initiative ever directed at a single disease: the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). According to a recent Stanford study, the program was responsible for saving the lives of more than a million Africans in just its first three...

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The Success and the Failures of the Religious Right

(663) Comments | Posted October 12, 2010 | 9:00 AM

What has the religious right achieved?

Among its success, the religious right mustered a broad resistance to the legal establishment of secularism. Some on the left still contend that religiously motivated arguments are illegitimate in the debate over public policy. Evidently, in their conception, the separation of church and state...

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