New Deal II: This Time It's Global

Vol.
20
No.
1
December 2008

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Features

Columns

Culture

  • Art in the Age of Obama

    Sharon Butler

    A new era may be dawning in which artists, strongly supported by the president, will develop new forms of enduring art.

  • A Really Long Heat Wave

    Chris Mooney

    Popular writers and scientists alike are trying to help readers understand climate change, but doing so requires new thinking about the scale of time.

  • Behind Fortune's Smile

    Dalton Conley

    Malcolm Gladwell's latest mixes some insights from social science with some compelling anecdotes. Unfortunately, the plural of "anecdote" is not "data."

  • No One In Charge

    Elaine Kamarck

    Writing policy is easy. Making it work is hard. And when those who run government have no respect for the institutions, it's even harder.

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