The State of the Union

Vol.
22
No.
1
December 2010

Departments

Features

Columns

  • Year of the Same

    Ann Friedman

    Women's representation in Congress has actually decreased for the first time in the past three decades.

  • Telling Tales

    Robert Reich

    The story that must be told isn't one of big government and deficits but of power and privilege amassing at the top.

  • Post Literalism

    Mark Schmitt

    The Republican majority intends to underplay its hand rather than take responsibility for governing.

  • The Republicans' Senior Moment

    Paul Starr

    Seniors depend more on federal spending than any other group, but that did not deter a majority of them from voting for candidates who deplored "big government" and "socialized medicine."

Culture

Special Report