Features

Single Payer Is Not a Principle

The principle is universal coverage. There are a number of ways to get there. We need to remember this.

By Harold Pollack

Features

The Monster Eating Our States and Cities

To feed the pension beast, state and local governments are starving education and infrastructure. But yes, something can be done.

By Richard Vague

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Post-Redistribution Liberalism

By Isabel Sawhill

Book Reviews

That Greedy Upper-Middle Class

Will the top 20 percent be willing to forego some of their advantages so that others may rise? Tough one.

By Heather Boushey

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Arguments

Higher Education in Trump’s America

The longtime conservative disdain for academia may be finally coming to a head under the Trump Administration.

By Kevin Mattson

Arguments

Make Medicaid Federal

Medicaid was left to the states in 1965 for bad reasons. Correcting that would pay huge social dividends.

By Merrill Goozner

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The Tax Reform of Our Dreams

By The Editors

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Tax Reform's Higher Purpose

Social insurance, public investments, and safety nets make the vast majority of Americans richer.

By Thea Lee Hunter Blair

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There's Only One Realistic Home for Anti-Trump Voices

Practically speaking, partisanship is the only way to address what should be a nonpartisan issue.

By Nathan Pippenger

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Seattle’s Creative Campaign Finance Reform

Do Seattle's Democracy Vouchers offer hope for a reinvigorated democracy post-Citizens United?

By Hanna Brooks Olsen

Arguments

Eastern Europe Marches Right

Why the astonishing decline of liberalism—and the rise of the far-right—was a long time coming in Eastern Europe.

By John Feffer

Arguments

Tax Reform Must Raise More Revenue

Federal revenues have shrunk dramatically since the Reagan and Bush tax cuts. This must change.

By Robert Greenstein

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