Sweden: Poorer than Mississippi.

Sweden: Poorer than Mississippi.

Sweden: Poorer than Mississippi.

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May 6 2002 11:15 AM

Language Lessons

English Immersion Beats Bilingual Education
Mickey Kaus looks at the latest news and explains why a football game pitting Beverly Hills High against "thirteen Hispanic kids and a dog" provides the best evidence.

Was Dick Cheney Set Up?
Joshua Micah Marshall says the State Department told Arab leaders "to give Cheney an earful."

Victims of False Consciousness
Glenn Reynolds notes that Sweden's national myth of prosperity has been battered by a study showing that Swedish households are poorer than African American households, as measured by gross income before taxes. By that measure, Sweden is poorer than any U.S. state.