TITLE

WASHINGTON DIARIST: The Ends

AUTHOR(S)
Wieseltier, Leon
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
New Republic;2/28/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 7, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on utopianism in the present day. Details of Russell Jacoby's book "Picture Perfect: Utopian Thought for an Anti-Utopian Age"; Analysis of Jeffrey Sach's book "The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time"; Sach's thoughts on terrorism and the end of poverty; Observation that the greatest utopian of the day is U.S. President George W. Bush, who believes in eliminating tyranny, though it is ingrained in human nature and human history.
ACCESSION #
16187815

 

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