A Political and Literary Forum
An exchange on Jay Mandle's "The Problem with Thinking Locally" (BR, Summer 1998).
Shiv Visvanathan, Jay Mandle
The NGO revolution and the search for peace.
The welfare state is in trouble not because selfishness is rampant (it is not), but because many egalitarian programs no longer evoke deeply held notions of fairness.
Samuel Bowles, Herbert Gintis
A better way to share the wealth.
A response to Susan Okin, "Is Multiculturalism Bad for Women?"
Laws imposing social disabilities on immigrants are at odds with constitutional guarantees of equality.
Markets need to be reshaped to protect the environment, and such reshaping will require political struggle.
Before Roe, abortion providers operated on the margins of medicine. They still do.
Is patriotism a morally irrelevant characteristic?
What's really at stake in debates about humanitarian intervention is not human rights, but modern imperialism.
Noam Chomsky on the long history of American intervention.
The Limits of Majority Rule
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Joseph J. Fischel
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