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Chapter 1: Is the American Lifestyle Sustainable? Chapter Preface 17 1. America's Reliance on Oil Is Unsustainable 19 Emma Davy 2. America Can Safely Rely on Growing Oil Reserves 25 Robert L. Bradley Jr. 3. The American Lifestyle Is Destroying the Environment 30 Derrick Z. Jackson 4. America Does Not Face an Environmental Crisis 34 Stephen Moore 5. Nuclear Power Can Be Used to Meet America's Energy Requirements 41 Tom Solon 6. Nuclear Power Is Expensive and Unsafe 44 Dan Becker Periodical Bibliography 48 Chapter 2: What Role Will Technology Play in America's Future? Chapter Preface 50 1. Genetically Engineered Foods Will Benefit Americans 52 Linda Bren 2. Genetically Engineered Foods Will Harm Americans 61 Jeffiey M. Smith 3. Hydrogen Will Be the Answer to America's Energy Problems 67 Julian Gresser and James A. Clusnmano 4. Hydrogen Will Not Be the Answer to America's Energy Problems 78 Michael Behar 5. Gas-Electric Hybrid Automobiles Will Help Reduce U.S. Oil Use 88 Lester R. Brown 6. Nanotechnology Will Benefit Americans in the Twenty-First Century 93 Morgan' O'Rourke 7. Space Exploration Will Play an Important Role in America's Future 100 National Aeronautics and Space Administration Periodical Bibliography 107 Chapter 3: How Can Life for Americans Be Improved? Chapter Preface 109 1. America Should Move Toward a Socialized Health Care System 111 Paul Kru,gman 2. America's Health Care System Should Not Be Socialized 115 Jane Orient 3. Strict Limits Should Be Imposed on Immigration 120 Steven A. Camarota 4. Strict Limits Should Not Be Imposed on Immigration 128 Jacob G. Hornberger 5. America's Education System Must Be Improved 135 Koret Task Force on K-12 Education 6. America's Education System Has Improved 142 James B. Hunt Jr 7. Diverting Money into Private Accounts Would Strengthen Social Security 147 George TV Bush 8. Diverting Money into Private Accounts Would Weaken Social Security 153 Douglas Holbrook Periodical Bibliography 159 Chapter 4: What Type of Foreign Policy Should the United States Pursue? Chapter Preface 161 1. Spreading Democracy Overseas Will Enhance U.S. Security 163 George W. Bush 2. Spreading Democracy Overseas Will Not Enhance U.S. Security 170 Gerard Alexander 3. U.S. Foreign Policy Should Be Based on Preemption and Unilateralism 178 Victor Davis Hanson 4. U.S. Foreign Policy Should Not Be Based on Preemption and Unilateralism 184 Craig Eisendrath 5. The United States Should Improve Its Relationship with Europe 193 Jessica T. Matthews 6. U.S. Actions Cannot Reduce European Anti- Americanism 201 Russell A. Berman