Features

A Sense of Belonging

Our schools are producing all manner of over-achievers. What they’re not producing anymore are citizens. And it’s liberalism that pays the price.

By E.D. Hirsch Jr.

Book Reviews

The House That Ruth Built

For nearly 50 years, Ruth Bader Ginsburg has done more than anyone to build the legal framework for women’s equality.

By Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza

Features

You're Hired!

The Democrats are looking for a big idea? Here's one: a guaranteed job for anyone who wants one. It's not as crazy as it sounds.

By Jeff Spross

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Arguments

Requiem for a Sane Immigration Policy

By Jonathan Blanks

The Alcove

Bad Brains

The Baffler takes on the political problems created by our vaunted view of intelligence.

By Nathan Pippenger

Latest

Arguments

The Untold History of Charter Schools

Despite persistent myths, progressives have always fought against the tide in a campaign that has, from the start, looked at public institutions and labor with a wary eye.

By Rachel Cohen

Briefing Book

The Quiet Raid on Student Aid

Trump's threat to student aid, including Pell Grants, is very real for families. Education advocates must mobilize to stop it.

By Michael Dannenberg

The Alcove

The 1980s: The Good Ol' Days?

Although analogies with the past are usually flawed, we can still look at the past in search for some hope against hope about the present.

By Kevin Mattson

Briefing Book

Why the CFPB Is Constitutional

Opponents charge that the consumer bureau is too powerful because it is independent from the White House—but its independence is essential.

By Michael S. Barr

Briefing Book

What Will America First Mean for the First Americans?

Despite his undeniably problematic history with Native Americans, Trump has done little to acknowledge them since taking office.

By Douglas Steiger

Arguments

Erdogan's Win, Turkey's Loss

In one of the first Muslim republics, democracy is now on life support.

By Emre Celik

Arguments

From Congress to Protest

The leaders of Indivisible on how they're continuing to empower everyday Americans fighting against Trump.

By Leah Greenberg Angel Padilla

Book Reviews

Non-White Elephants

Black Republicans exist, and they can teach us something about ourselves.

By Austin Belali

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