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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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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

News

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

Arguments

In Search of a Global Ethic

Research in 25 cities shows that norms across cultures may not be so different after all.

By Devin Stewart

Magazine

If It's Broke, Fund It

We don't need a new public health bureaucracy. We need to fund the one that already exists. A response to Ronald Klain.

By James T. Currie

The Alcove

Trump and the Fragility of Democratic Culture

A historian and a political theorist ponder what Trump could bring to pass, and what he already has.

By Nathan Pippenger

Arguments

Keep Metro On Track

The ongoing embarrassment of D.C.'s subway system should be an occasion not for resignation, but for the opposite: a renewed dedication to robust public transit systems.

By Nathan Pippenger

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