'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Just as the word "liberal" has given way to the less-tarnished "progressive," it's hard to find "global warming" in environmental groups' materials celebrating April 22 as Earth Day.
This month, Betty Friedan’s “The Feminine Mystique” celebrates 50 years of influence. In 2013, we live in the world Friedan built. More women go to, and graduate from, college than men. Hanna Rosin’s recent book “The End of Men” trumpets that women dominate 20 of the 30 fastest growing sectors of the economy.
Sixty years ago juvenile delinquency and what to do about it suddenly drew a round of national soul searching. We no longer even use the term. We think in terms of juvenile monsters.
Celebrating its 17th birthday in 1961, Seventeen magazine triumphantly announced that it had given "stature" and "a sense of identity, purpose, and belonging" to once "forgotten" teenagers whose "needs, wants... even whims are catered to by almost every major industry" worldwide.
An international chairman of Earth Day, Mead wrote in the EPA Journal of March 1978: