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A conversation with Heather C. McGhee about the zero-sum thinking that has long dominated American attitudes to race and wealth—and how to organize to secure public goods for everyone.
Unless we bolster its foundations, our enfeebled democracy won’t be able to solve any of the daunting problems Biden has singled out as priorities.
We must take very seriously the responsibility to judge our leaders' policies. When they fail us, we must act as leaders ourselves.
A conversation between Arlie Hochschild and Archon Fung.
Three new books draw a disturbing picture of America as a system of compounding inequality driven by a hereditary meritocracy of professional elites.
Making Transparency Good for You
Lessig’s New Hampshire rebellion.
Using Privilege to Advance Democracy and Justice.
Should Political Scientists Care More About Politics?
Creating a more productive politics for the future.
Lessons from grass-roots organizing.
The United States is in the midst of a fundamental reorientation of its environmental regulation, one that is as improbable as it is unremarked.
Even as globalization makes us complicit in terrible abuses of workers, it opens up new possibilities for public action.
Using the socioeconomic biases of technology to our advantage.
We must discover effective ways for 21st century civic engagement.
Corporate data collection is more harmful than government misuse.
Our critics range from enthusiasts to skeptics.