The End of the War on Drugs

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  • Perils of the Public Plan

    Paul Starr

    A badly designed public plan could turn out to be the opposite of what progressives intend.

  • Testing Testing

    Dana Goldstein

    Beneath the feel-good press releases about national education standards lie unresolved policy differences.

  • The Optimist

    Mark Schmitt

    By asserting that our institutions are capable of actually governing, Obama is, in effect, demanding that they do so.

  • Race De-Baiting

    Dahlia Lithwick

    As Sotomayor's nomination has made evident, accusations of racism often obscure much deeper and more pressing questions about how our differences matter and how they should not.

Culture

Special Report

Vol.
20
No.
6
June 2009