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God and Climate

In the mid-2000s, progressives courted evangelicals to join the fight against climate change. It worked—for a while.

By Lydia Bean Steven Teles

The family is the building block of our economy.

Home Economics

By Heather Boushey

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Economists of the World, Unite!

By Bernard A. Weisberger Marshall I. Steinbaum

Arguments

Housing and the Working Poor

Sky-high rents, not enough affordable homes—that’s our housing crisis in a nutshell. Here’s one idea to help the millions who can barely afford to keep a roof over their head.

By Peter Dreier

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Arguments

The Wrong Way to Improve Civic Life

A piece in the Washington Post calls for taking away voter rights, but it can't quite explain why.

By Nathan Pippenger

The Alcove

Reclaiming the Civic Core of Education

A Boston Review forum shows how our thinking about education has gone wrong, and how we might put it right again.

By Nathan Pippenger

Magazine

Why We Fell Behind

Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson nail the history (mostly), but their suggestions for the future seem an awfully heavy lift.

By Noam Lupu

Arguments

The Real IRS Harassment Scandal

Republican treatment of the IRS offers a microcosm of government dysfunction.

By Nathan Pippenger

The Alcove

The Danger of Bad Analogies

Few things can be compared to World War Two -- and the public is perfectly capable of understanding that.

By Nathan Pippenger

Arguments

Donald Trump, American Narcissist

For Donald Trump, narcissism takes precedence over fascism.

By Kevin Mattson

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Democracy Website Honored

By The Editors

Arguments

A Smarter Intervention Debate

What lessons have liberals learned from recent interventions? The answer isn't clear—but it will matter when the next crisis hits.

By Nathan Pippenger

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