The collection "is tough-minded
and depressing, not just because it describes his suffering but because it predicts ours" (Wall Street Journal), showing a man careening headlong, unapologetic, into the abyss.
If only Nixon could go to China, perhaps only a pope known as a tough-minded
traditionalist can finally tackle celibacy.
Of course, "They will know we are Christians by our love," and sometimes it takes a tough-minded
and humble love to confront these things on a local or provincial level.
Underneath its push-pull battle between Queen Elizabeth's out-of-time, stiff-upper-lip old guard attitude and Tony Blair's misty-eyed emotiveness, ``The Queen'' is a smart and tough-minded
skewering of the House of Windsor as well as an examination of the primacy of image over substance.
He is especially convincing as the tough-minded
He explains the importance of tough-minded
accountability, assesses the federal role in school leadership, and calls for reforms that broaden the range of individuals considered for teaching or administrative posts.
liberal agenda for civic education offers a fundamental challenge to free market libertarians, the religious right, parental rights activists, postmodernists, and many of those who call themselves multiculturalists.
1] Still, much of our discussion was, in fact, riveting, maybe even more so than the first time I taught the course to like-minded, tough-minded
urban sophisticates such as myself.
But the emergence of the Communist Party of Brazil, with its initial tough-minded
revolutionism and ties to the Soviet state shifted the balance towards the socialists.
Reminiscent of early Pasolini, this spare and tough-minded
film chronicles the coming of age of a young Italian man of Albanian parentage who helps his father smuggle Albanians into Italy.
That's not to say that we're not going be just as tough-minded
as any other reviewer.
Arnott also credits out director Billie Eltringham (This Is Not a Love Song) for her skill in guiding the men and keeping the women just as tough-minded
But pragmatism as James presented it was very much a philosophy for the tough-minded
, the manly, as opposed to optimistic rationalists with tender temperaments.
But even if we posit with Harris that faith is itself "the enemy," then it behooves any tough-minded
strategist to know tile enemy.
Dope enough that Ruff Ryders Records, known for tough-minded
acts like DMX and Eve, cannily defied its street-reality formulas, signing the first major label Asian-American solo rapper in a predominantly black industry.