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The American ideal of local government is productive in many ways, but also costly.
Claude S. Fischer
Stanford's Rob Reich examines the role of foundations in democratic societies—the subject of his Boston Review forum essay What Are Foundations For?
In 1906 Upton Sinclair published The Jungle, a novel concerning the abysmal treatment of immigrants
Carmen Giménez Smith
A new study reveals what has been going on from an increasingly commonplace viewpoint: that of parents and grown-up children who are living together.
The question of whether sexual orientation is hard-wired, i.e., immutable, can matter legally. In
David I. Levine
This week The Economist features a piece that details the intensifying economic problems of
In the last decade, the earnings of older workers have increased significantly, which may reduce some of the pain of cuts to the social safety net.
French elites’ are attempting to diffuse severe tensions around current third-world immigration.
The author of the BR/MIT Press book Border Wars and longtime BR contributor examines the ruins of
In his recent essay, “What the Snowden Affair Tells Us About American Democracy,” Archon Fung
Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is one step closer to a political comeback. The Huffington
Daniel Evans Pritchard
America has long been the most religious of the affluent, western nations, having the most professing and practicing population.
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