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Imagining a New New Deal

More government intervention will mean more freedom, not less—but only if progressives focus directly on issues of power and equity.

By K. Sabeel Rahman

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Child Poverty and COVID

The tragic cost borne by these invisible Americans.

By Jeff Madrick

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The Post-Planning Pandemic

The coronavirus will dismantle urban life in America—if we let it.

By Jacob Anbinder

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A New Social Contract for the 21st Century

By Neera Tanden

Voices of the Virus

Our Health Care Is 'Market Chaos'

Harvard pulmonary care specialist Adam Gaffney explains how COVID makes the case for radical health-care changes.

By Adam Gaffney

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Voices of the Virus

The Looming Eviction Crisis

Housing expert and best-selling author Matthew Desmond tells Democracy what’s coming. It isn’t pretty.

By Matthew Desmond

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COVID and the Digital Divide

Should children really have to go to school in parking lot Wi-Fi zones? The virus has clarified the case for action.

By Micah L. Sifry

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Why We Need Inclusive Nationalism

Trump offers reactionary and exclusionary nationalism. There is a different, and better, kind.

By John Halpin

Voices of the Virus

The Pandemic's Mental Health Crisis

While the physical ravages of the virus are well known, millions more are suffering in silence from a worsening crisis in mental health and a system that offers little comfort.

By Shekhar Saxena

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COVID and Rural America

We think first of hard-hit cities, but rural areas are getting smacked, too, and need a different kind of help.

By Olugbenga Ajilore

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A Steady Force for America’s Redemption

I met this American hero in 1995. If anything, he was even more impressive up close than from a distance. 

By Sean Wilentz

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Imagining a Democratic Amazon

While the company is performing essential functions, its unaccountable and exceptional power are unacceptable in a society committed to democratic ideals.

By Sandeep Vaheesan

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End Monopoly Power

It’s not just bad for consumers. It’s dangerous to democracy.

By Sarah Miller

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