TITLE

CORRESPONDENCE

AUTHOR(S)
McCarthy, Jim; Jorrin, Michael; Reisner, Andrew; Krausz, Stephen
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
New Republic;9/19/2005, Vol. 233 Issue 12, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
Presents letters to the editor of "The New Republic" regarding articles found in previous issues of the journal. Responses to the article "Body Politics," regarding the suggestion that the government should tax certain kinds of foods; Discussion of the article "Super Freak," regarding a review of the book "Freakonomics," by Steven D. Levitt; Response to an article about intelligent design found in the August 15, 2005 issue.
ACCESSION #
18222839

 

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