Mary Eberstadt Articles

The Post-Welfare State Family

The original cradle-to-grave institution.
May 06, 2013


Among various unwanted truths that grown-ups of the Western world have to contend with these days, here’s one that doesn’t get nearly the traction it deserves: The days of the modern welfare state look to be numbered.

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Voice of America

How Professor Kirkpatrick became Ronald Reagan’s woman at the U.N.
Nov 12, 2012

solipsistic, brooding president fights for reelection. A bold attack by terrorists on a U.S. embassy takes the administration by surprise. National malaise increases. Most people are not better off than they were four years before, and many worry that their best days are behind them. Gas prices are high. Political frustration is even higher.

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