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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.
Black movements have historically been at the forefront of progressive change. But with black civil society in retreat, how
can we rebuild black politics?
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.
Why private-school tuition vouchers are not the answer.
On reading and misreading the Qur’an.
What can we do to prevent a nuclear catastrophe?
A better way to share the wealth.
On The Best of the Best American Poetry, 1988-1997.
Modern weapons are so destructive that war is less and less likely to take place.
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.
The idea that a fetus has rights cannot be bypassed as nonsense. We have to take the idea seriously.
A roundtable with Randall Forsberg.