A Political and Literary Forum
Nancy MacLean’s new book has set off a heated debate. But strong claims require strong evidence, and mistakes could mislead liberals and the left.
Henry Farrell, Steven M. Teles
Contrary to most narratives, corporations have always been one of the most powerful forces in American political life.
Lawrence B. Glickman
The University of Virginia has long been a bastion of white supremacy and white supremacy–validating scholarship.
A controversial new book traces how the anti-democratic projects of the Jim Crow South evolved into an economic theory still championed by the GOP today.
Critics of raising the minimum wage claim that it decreases employment, but they are missing the larger point.
What the rise of megaplatforms means for the rest of us.
Can Angela Merkel circumvent Trump to build a multipolar alliance on climate change?
When it comes to globalization, slowing down is the best way forward.
Trump's infrastructure proposal is more propaganda than plan.
Max B. Sawicky
The American Health Care Act has a long history that returns us to the New Deal and its critics.
Tech billionaires love to declare the death of liberal arts, but could they instead be the future of Silicon Valley?
Building a national identity may require offering special accomodations to diverse groups, including those we don't agree with.
Rogers M. Smith
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Andrew L. Croxford
Mariana Mazzucato, Rainer Kattel, Josh Ryan-Collins
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