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PROGRESSIVES

12:00 AM, Sep 23, 1996 • By ROBERT H. NELSON
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When we see secretaries of the interior putting their highest priority on tearing down dams, and singers describing mankind as a planetary rapist, we know for sure that progressivism will not be revived.




Robert H. Nelson is a professor at the School of Public Affairs of the University of Maryland and a senior fellow of the Competitive Enterprise Institute. His latest book is Public Lands and Private Rights, and his cover story on Bruce Babbitt appeared in the June 24 issue of THE WEEKLY STANDARD.