Book Reviews

Meritocracy and its Discontents

Michael Sandel says the hoi polloi are mad at the elites—and he thinks they have good reason to be.

By David Madland

Rebuilding the American 'We'

There’s more to history than the results of the last election, and Robert Putnam reminds us that some hope reposes there.

By James T. Kloppenberg

Sister Insider

Nancy Pelosi has broken more glass ceilings than most women will ever see. But does America wants badass women?

By Katha Pollitt

A Path Forward on Reparations?

By Richard Kahlenberg

Urban Legend

Ed Logue’s work rebuilding America’s cities shows us how, and how not, to do it.

By Jim McNeill