Eliot Spitzer leads a forum on government's proper role in the market; responses from Dean Baker, Robert Johnson, Sarah Binder, and others. Can mobile phones can cause an economic miracle in Africa?; Colin Dayan on dead dogs, breed banning, and preemptive justice; Ned Block and Philip Kitcher on Darwin's secular critics; a poetry special including work by Jorie Graham, Adrienne Rich, and Carolyn Forché.
Government's proper role in the market
With responses from Dean Baker; Robert Johnson; and Sarah Binder, Andrew Gelman, and John Sides. Eliot Spitzer responds.
Deborah Chasman and Joshua Cohen
Stephen Ansolabehere and Charles Stewart III
Can mobile phones make a miracle?
Jenny C. Aker and Isaac M. Mbiti
Lessons from the field
Sidney W. Mintz
Breed bans, euthanasia, and preemptive justice
On the theory and practice of justice
Natural selection's secular critics get it wrong
Ned Block and Philip Kitcher
Coping with post–Cold War Romania
Michael Haneke's The White Ribbon
Alan A. Stone
Introduced by A. Van Jordan
Thom Gunn's Selected Poems and Joshua Weiner's At the Barriers
H. L. Hix's Incident Light
Carl Phillips's Speak Low
Ernest Farrés (translated by Lawrence Venuti)