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Glen Weyl Henry Farrell

New tools and technology policy might help, but politics come first.

President Joe Biden speaks about COVID-19 vaccinations after touring a Clayco Corporation construction site for a Microsoft data center in Elk Grove Village, Ill., on Oct. 7, 2021.
Lawrence B. Glickman

Critiques of vaccine mandates continue a neoliberal tradition of idolizing private choice at the expense of the public good.

Dan Berger

Though the organization’s legacy has been domesticated, its grassroots leadership embraced the global fight for freedom.

David Waldstreicher

Like the 1619 Project, two new books on the Constitution reflect a vigorous debate about what has changed in the American past—and what hasn’t.

Justin H. Vassallo

Today’s social movements are grappling once again with a central challenge for the New Left: how to remedy injustice while maintaining vitality and independence from the political system.

Christian G. Appy

Tactical critiques of the war’s conduct are a distraction from U.S. imperialism.

Anthony Dworkin

Historian Samuel Moyn contends that efforts to conduct war humanely have only perpetuated it. But the solution must lie in politics, not a sacrifice of human rights.

Madiha Tahir

Drone attacks were sold to the American people as a way to limit U.S. involvement in Pakistan. In reality, U.S. empire has only continued to exert influence.

Joseph Margulies

Far from a relic of the past, September 11 continues to normalize previously unimaginable forms of state-sanctioned barbarity.

Faisal Devji

The U.S. occupation of Afghanistan sacrificed politics—the only viable route to peace—for massive corruption and violence.

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Writer and researcher with a specialization in party systems and ideology, political economy, American political development, and modern Europe.