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Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are discussing an agreement that would lock the world’s second-most-populous country into exclusive prescription drug arrangements. Read more

America and the World

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A scam to get patients to switch from Medicare to private insurance for dialysis care is being threatened by a bill in the Golden State. DaVita and Fresenius, the dialysis giants, have placed enormous funds into opposing it. Read more

Health and Social Policy

An exchange including Gerald Friedman, Kenneth Thorpe, and Paul Starr over the costs, resulting taxes, and political implications of Sanders's health plan Read more

Money, Politics and Power

An exchange over whether the United States should try to press the fight against the Islamic State or abandon it entirely. Read more

America and the World

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With all the pathologies of the 1930s resurgent, Europe's experiment in economic and social union has never been more at risk.  Read more

America and the World

The proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership is bad economics, and even worse as containment of China. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Right-wing, anti-immigrant nationalism has been on the rise in Europe. Can EU leaders still learn from history? Read more

America and the World

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While men's hair can often be neutral, women's hair is fraught with questions of sexuality, professionalism, and identity.  Read more

Working in America

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It takes extensive government intervention to assure that gains of automation are broadly shared. Read more

Working in America

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Why we need it, how we should improve it. Read more

, , Health and Social Policy

Cincinnati has emerged as a role model of policing reform—but even the best-in-show has a long way to go. Read more

Working in America

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How sleazy for-profit colleges disproportionately targeted black students. Read more

Working in America

The stakes in the new battle over unions have far-reaching implications.   Read more

Working in America

With inexpensive immersive media about to hit the market, we need to ask: How will they affect us? And can they be put to good use? Read more

Working in America

The evidence favors a hypothesis many Americans reject: Immigration has helped reduce crime and revitalize city economies.  Read more

Working in America

Just as in the 1850s (with the Dred Scott decision and the Fugitive Slave Act), the Southern labor system (with low pay and no unions) is wending its way north. Read more

Working in America

On campuses across America, contingent faculty are fighting back against low wages and precarious employment.  Read more

Working in America

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Conservatives say marriage equality and health-care laws threaten their religious freedom. Should they be exempt? Read more

Working in America

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Why the current policy for national cyber defense leaves us open to attack.  Read more

America and the World

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Do altruistic groups always beat selfish groups? A new book claims they do.  Read more

Energy and the Environment