A Political and Literary Forum
Cass Sunstein's new book shows that "nudging" has its limits.
William H. Simon
Editors' Note: Read Rahul Sagar's response to Archon Fung.
Every democracy needs people
As we approach the 4th of July with all its patriotic celebrations, it is worth adding to the list of American accomplishments the creation of hyphenated ethnics: the Italian-, Irish-, Jewish-, Mexican-, Chinese-, etc.- American.
Claude S. Fischer
Dignity—personal dignity, the dignity of the individual—is the greatest victim of the Supreme
The Constitution assigns the job of carrying out its vision to all the branches of government, not just to the judiciary.
Pamela S. Karlan
The left's separation from the churches means continuing estrangement from middle America.
Above: National Security Administration headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland
Two new books by investigative journalists reveal how the United States relies on drones to make up for its lack of coherent policy in the war on terrorism.
The push for online learning is bad for literacy and bad for democracy.
We should avoid absolute judgments about MOOCs and assess the mix of possibilities they offer.
William G. Bowen
We should examine the potential of online learning with an open mind.
Today’s debates over immigrant policy evoke similar sorts of historical assertions: that unlike immigrants today, immigrants of the past were legal, learned English, and took no handouts. But that's false.
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David Theo Goldberg
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