Eric Liu

Power Is Not Finite

Editor Michael Tomasky talks with Eric Liu about his new book on how to create and deploy citizen power.

How to Be American

Why cultivating a shared cultural core is more important than ever—and why such a project serves progressive ends.

The True Origins of Prosperity

Middle-out economics argues that prosperity doesnt trickle down from the wealthy or corporations; rather, it flows in a virtuous cycle that starts with a thriving middle class.

Sworn-Again Americans

Last December I went to Taiwan to visit my grandmother. Like the Republic of China itself, she had turned 100 earlier in the year. During the trip I spent a day at the National Palace Museum in Taipei. Set among...

The "More What, Less How" Government

What should we expect government to do? How should government be doing it? And when we say “government,” just whom do we mean?