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Dana O'Rourke leads a forum on the promise of ethical consumption, with responses from Scott Nova, Juliet B. Schor, Margaret Levi, Richard M. Locke, and more. Tom Barry discusses Rick Perry's impact on states' rights; Alfred F. Young on the real tea party; Egypt's culture of street protest; maced at Occupy Wall Street
Alexander B. Downes leads the forum on why regime change doesn't work; responses from Greg Grandin, Neta C. Crawford, James D. Fearon, Mary Kaldor, and others. Fawaz A. Gerges on Al Qaeda's fall, Noam Chomsky urges intellectuals to use privilege to fight power; Elaine Scarry on nuclear weapons: still our biggest threat.
U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper leads a forum on how congress can be fixed; Kenneth A. Shepsle, Kathryn Pearson, U. S. Rep. David E. Price, Stephen Ansolabehere, and others offer their responses. Junot Díaz on Haiti, apocalypse, and "natural disaster"; the novel is not dead; a short story by Ana Menéndez.
Rachel Glennerster and Michael Kremer lead a forum discussing behavioral economics at work in poor countries; Diane Coyle, Eran Bendavid, Pranab Bardhan, José Gómez-Márquez, and others respond. Tom Barry on Arizona, rogue state; Pamela S. Karlan on Obamacare at the Supreme Court; Leland de la Durantaye on the ethics of David Foster Wallace.
"Back to Full Employment": a forum led by Robert Pollin; James K. Galbraith, Lane Kenworthy, Eileen Appelbaum, Michael J. Piore, and others respond.
Joseph Nevins on drones coming to your neighborhood; Vivian Gornick on Israeli writer David Grossman; Stephen Burt on whether autobiography makes good poetry; Nancy Cott on what the history of marriage tells us.
In the forum, Kentaro Toyoma asks: can technology end poverty?; Nicholas Negroponte, Dean Karlan, Ignacio Mas, Archon Fung, and others respond.
Onnesha Roychoudhuri on Amazon's domination of book culture; Roger Boylan on Mark Twain's Autobiography; Jan-Werner Muller on Islam and the lessons of Christian Democracy; our poetry contest winner, Anthony Caleshu.
Lawrence Lessig leads a forum on Citizens United and the corruption of Congress; Will Wilkinson, David N. Bossie, Nancy L. Rosenblum, Rep. Donna F. Edwards, and others respond.
Tom Barry on Texas's out-of-control border security apparatus; Vivian Gornick on the tumultuous Tolstoy marriage; William Hogeland on the war between populists and liberals; poems by Mary Jo Bang and Arthur Vogelsang.
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