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To generate local, inclusive prosperity, cities must think beyond tech accelerators and science parks and instead embrace a wider range of innovation strategies.

Dan Breznitz

Black movements have historically been at the forefront of progressive change. But with black civil society in retreat, how
can we rebuild black politics?

Michael C. Dawson

We need to find a way to address serious and legitimate security concerns without the overkill of a general system of preventive detention for suspected terrorists. 

David Cole

Why private-school tuition vouchers are not the answer.

Bernard Wasow Richard D. Kahlenberg

On reading and misreading the Qur’an.

Khaled Abou El Fadl

What can we do to prevent a nuclear catastrophe?

Boston Review

A better way to share the wealth.

Jeff Gates

On The Best of the Best American Poetry, 1988-1997.

Harold Bloom

Modern weapons are so destructive that war is less and less likely to take place.

Randall Forsberg

Those of us who consider ourselves politically progressive have been too quick to assume that feminism and multiculturalism are both good things which are easily reconciled.

Susan Moller Okin

The idea that a fetus has rights cannot be bypassed as nonsense. We have to take the idea seriously.

Judith Jarvis Thomson

A roundtable with Randall Forsberg.

Randall Forsberg