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Tag: Made in America

Government has always played an outsize role in creating jobs—and still can.

Claude S. Fischer

Cities are now playgrounds for the rich, with the poor forced into suburbs.

Claude S. Fischer

Polls are bad at picking presidents but still have much to teach us.

Claude S. Fischer

Historical segregation turns out to have been greater than we thought—and it hasn't gone away.

Claude S. Fischer

Americans seem likelier than other Westerners to believe the world is fair.

Claude S. Fischer

In true American style, Brooks understands our lives to be the products of individual will alone.

Claude S. Fischer

The instability of the white working class.

Claude S. Fischer

Political correctness tends to close off important, if uncomfortable, topics.

Claude S. Fischer
Running up debt is as American as the founding fathers. So is fleeing from it.
Claude S. Fischer
The urban left’s eco-puritanism takes many forms. 
Claude S. Fischer

Outside the fantasy novels of Ayn Rand and Robert Heinlein, libertarianism does not make much anthropological or historical sense. 

Claude S. Fischer

Social media is only the latest development in a long history of community support.

Claude S. Fischer

The success of humanitarian appeals  is not a given of human nature. They work because we have come to sympathize with the suffering of others, distant and alien.

Claude S. Fischer

The American ideal of local government is productive in many ways, but also costly.

Claude S. Fischer

The left's separation from the churches means continuing estrangement from middle America.

Claude S. Fischer

The decades-long rise in IQs suggests that intelligence is not biologically fixed.

Claude S. Fischer

After decades of such astonishing change, the gender revolution appears over—before its completion.

Claude S. Fischer

Does e-dating undermine our commitment to any one person?

Claude S. Fischer

Should economists be studying happiness?

Claude S. Fischer

We are entering the season of the Great American Choice, the quadrennial selection of our leader.

Claude S. Fischer

Why Don’t Americans Take Vacations?

Claude S. Fischer

The “culture of poverty” isn’t about moral failure but about reasonable adaptation to circumstances.

Claude S. Fischer

An interview with Fischer about his new BR column.

David V. Johnson, Claude S. Fischer

Isolation Isn’t a Growing Problem

Claude S. Fischer

Can the nation-state serve social justice?

Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò leads a forum with Thea Riofrancos, Mariame Kaba & Andrea Ritchie, Ishac Diwan & Bright Simons, and others. Plus Leila Farsakh on Palestinian statehood, Astra Taylor and Leah Hunt-Hendrix on a “solidarity state,” Joshua Craze on rule by militia, and much more. 

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