A Political and Literary Forum
The project of decontextualizing language.
Has the State of the Union address become more egocentric?
Claude S. Fischer
Middle-class Americans have alternatively immersed themselves in and withdrawn from public urban spaces.
Social Democratic America
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The urban left’s eco-puritanism takes many forms.
Since the 1980s, financial market pressures have driven companies to hive off activities that sustained manufacturing.
We assume executives are paid to perform. But what are they really compensated for?
The most consequential and controversial questions in politics are not amenable to fact-checking.
It's only fair, and other reasons why voters on all sides should agree.
Charles Kenny's The Upside of Down.
Looking ahead to the 2014 midterm elections.
John Sides, Michael Tesler
Public housing has been a significant part of the debate over American government safety net programs.
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
Robin D. G. Kelley, Vijay Iyer
Nikhil Pal Singh
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