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Our Broken Polity, and How To Fix It

November 1, 2016 1
As we stagger toward the finish line of one of the most dismaying election campaigns in American political history, one thing is clear: that our political system as it now stands is broken. We reached [ Read Article ]

Why Inequality Matters

October 13, 2016 0
It’s official (if you ever doubted it): America is a plutocracy, which means, in Lewis Lapham’s paraphrase of Lincoln, government of the rich, by the rich, and for the rich. Everything about the country bespeaks [ Read Article ]

How To Be a Citizen in the Age of Trump

May 9, 2017 0
“Hey, I’m President! I’m President! Can you believe it?!” That’s what Donald Trump said in celebrating the passage of the American Health Kill bill through the House of Representatives at a beer party on the [ Read Article ]