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Insulin Should Be Free. Yes, Free.

It wouldn’t be very complicated, and it wouldn’t be nearly as expensive as you think—around $10 billion a year. The impacts would be profound.

By Merrill Goozner

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Why 435?

The House of Representatives has had 435 members since 1912. Expanding it would right historical wrongs—and maybe reduce polarization, too.

By Thomas Downey

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No More School Districts!

At the root of educational inequality: the rich and poor districts that keep education segregated. Here are the three reforms we need.

By Kevin Carey

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Dixie Is (Still) Done

By Tom Schaller

Book Reviews

Who We Are

Jill Lepore has Schlesinger-like aspirations, albeit updated for the twenty-first century.

By Meg Jacobs

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Public Futility

Public options in a range of areas can be part of a smart domestic policy mix, but choice alone is not enough.

By Vanessa Williamson

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Sticking With the Union

The key to labor’s future: thinking beyond its own membership to the entire working class.

By Lindsay Beyerstein

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It's the Economists, Stupid

How an obsession with markets has produced rising inequality and undermined democracy.

By Isabel Sawhill

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Is Growth Moral?

Yes, economic growth is necessary. But does it produce a just society?

By Stuart Whatley

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School Insecurity

We obsess about school shootings. Meanwhile, our schools endure constant and dangerous cyber-attacks. Let’s talk about that.

By Rachel Cohen

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No More School Districts!

At the root of educational inequality: the rich and poor districts that keep education segregated. Here are the three reforms we need.

By Kevin Carey

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Why 435?

The House of Representatives has had 435 members since 1912. Expanding it would right historical wrongs—and maybe reduce polarization, too.

By Thomas Downey

Arguments

Sometimes, Too Much Is…Too Much

Progressives have a proposal for everything. But as we Australian Laborites learned this year, that can open you up to attack.

By Wayne Swan

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