A Political and Literary Forum
Where tax could be headed if we put aside the crudest forms of partisan politics and used some basic common sense.
Edward J. McCaffery
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.
The United States is in the midst of a fundamental reorientation of its environmental regulation, one that is as improbable as it is unremarked.
Charles Sabel, Archon Fung, Bradley Karkkainen
More than two decades after her death in 1975, Hannah Arendt has emerged as the political theorist of the post-totalitarian moment.
The origins of conflict in Yugoslavia.
G. M. Tamás
Forced deportations threaten to turn the Ethiopian-Eritrean border conflict into ethnic war.
Noah Benjamin Novogrodsky
Two new collections of essays contribute to the public debate—with varied results.
How the aesthetic pose crippled political thinking.
An interview with the Rev. Eugene Rivers III.
Eugene F. Rivers III, Eva T. Thorne
By Kai Bird.
How early warning and early action can prevent the escalation of disputes into armed violence.
Randall Forsberg, Jonathan Dean, Saul Mendlovitz
A better way to share the wealth.
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David Theo Goldberg
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