Issue: What's the Liberal 40-Year Strategy?

Issue number: 8

Illustrator Victor Juhasz spent three weeks in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Here, a sampling of his work. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


Gregg Segal

For a young Southern Californian coming of age in the early ’60s, the right with its emphasis on individual freedom was enormously appealing. What better way to rebel against liberal smugness? Then, the right betrayed itself. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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Before Daniel Day-Lewis played Lincoln, another actor's portrayal was legendary. On Henry Fonda's forgotten greatness. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

Rural, conservative, impoverished Oklahoma has built the nation’s brightest model for early education. Read more

Education in America

How markets beat out citizenship to define our public life Read more



(Seymour Chwast)

In the current downturn, the vast majority of the elderly are suffering along with the young. The right cure would help both generations. Read more

Economic Policy

Starry-eyed education reformers have found yet another panacea for saving public education: parent-trigger laws. Read more

Education in America

What’s the road map for a progressive future? Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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Eyewitness testimony is unreliable and leads to wrongful convictions. Why has the judicial system not taken note? Read more

Law and Justice

When the novelist learned to escape his own mind, he got a little closer to the greatness he sought. Read more



Jesse Lenz

Prince George’s County was a symbol of African American prosperity. Then came the housing crisis. Read more

Civil Rights in America


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Revive the big idea of British economist Arthur C. Pigou! And apply it to America's most outrageous problem. Read more



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What the former chancellor of New York City schools' sleight of hand tells us about education reform Read more

Education in America



An investigation of music’s power by one of its great polymaths Read more

Books, Arts and Culture