A Political and Literary Forum
A sweeping new history of U.S. capitalism finds that economic gains have always been driven by the state.
Justin H. Vassallo
The state must undertake all action necessary to end the social processes that continue to perpetuate the near-caste structure of American society.
How greater economic equality would promote public health.
Norman Daniels, Bruce Kennedy, Ichiro Kawachi
Where tax could be headed if we put aside the crudest forms of partisan politics and used some basic common sense.
Edward J. McCaffery
Put the literature back into literary studies.
The intellectual demands of the 21st century, as well as the demands of democratic life, are best met by preserving plural definitions of a good education.
Has any other industrial product so dominated its time?
A better way to share the wealth.
The welfare state is in trouble not because selfishness is rampant (it is not), but because many egalitarian programs no longer evoke deeply held notions of fairness.
Samuel Bowles, Herbert Gintis
An exchange on Jay Mandle's "The Problem with Thinking Locally" (BR, Summer 1998).
Shiv Visvanathan, Jay Mandle
Markets need to be reshaped to protect the environment, and such reshaping will require political struggle.
New Directions for Campaign Finance Reform
David Donnelly, Janice Fine, Ellen S. Miller
Income inequality has skyrocketed. What can policy do about it?
Richard B. Freeman
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
Andrew L. Croxford
Mariana Mazzucato, Rainer Kattel, Josh Ryan-Collins
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