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Issue: Happy Days Are Here Again!

Issue number: 2

Our current tax system rewards unproductive speculation and punishes the working middle class. Read more

Special Report

Everything, apparently, is Democrats' fault. Read more

Features

With so much focus on the deficit, many assume entitlement programs should be cut. But there is a progressive argument for raising the retirement age, and one for lowering it. Read more

Features

The Internet is not always the friend of democracy -- oppressive regimes can use it for their own ends. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

On becoming an anti-intellectual intellectual Read more

Columns

It's Congress, not the president, that is a threat to democracy. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

Democrats no longer need the South, but the region needs them. Read more

Columns

The recession is wiping out the jobs, homes, and dreams of the African American middle class. Read more

Special Report

It's time we started growing the economy and stopped shrinking the middle class. Read more

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Our national economic fortune depends on reclaiming a credible role for large-scale public investment. Read more

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We need a better-educated citizenry, but the cure for increasing inequality lies elsewhere. Read more

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Can organized labor lead a movement to restore broad economic security? It's hard to imagine who else will. Read more

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If progressives want a winning theme that the right can't match, this is it. Read more

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The dream of a modestly middle-class retirement is fading. Read more

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Saving middle-class America will require a radically different conception of trade and the national interest. Read more

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In 2010, disaffected voters didn't embrace the Republican vision. They looked in vain for the Democratic one. Read more

Special Report

Why do liberals play computer games like conservatives? Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

The president doesn't matter as much as you think. But this one could have done so much more. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

In the wake of the foreclosure crisis, should we be encouraging people to abandon the dream of homeownership? Read more

Features

It's not that the political conversation is poisoned with violent rhetoric. It's that it's not a conversation at all. Read more

Columns