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Issue: March/April 2013

Issue number: 2

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Frank Bill and the new violent Midwestern fiction Read more

Books

A sociologist runs the numbers on charges of liberal campus bias. Read more

Books

How did deep-red North Dakota end up with the nation’s most populist financial institution? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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In the Denver suburbs, as in much of the U.S., the Great Recession turned formerly stable families into the new homeless—and left many living in budget hotels. Read more

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Move over, Texas: In the Green Mountain State, it’s leftists who want to secede. Read more

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Transgender activists believe that when children insist their birth sex is the wrong sex, their wishes should be honored. Dr. Kenneth Zucker disagrees. Read more

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To begin fixing America’s broken system, we must be guided by both our highest values and our economic needs. Read more

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The problem is not too much government, but too passive a government.  Read more

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Conservatives’ support for state-based think tanks is paying off in regressive legislation. Liberals are scrambling to keep up. Read more

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Two years into his second go-round as governor, Jerry Brown has—to the surprise of many—turned California around. Read more

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This year, policies to expand voting may pass not only in blue states like New York but also on Republican-controlled turf. Read more

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Emily Bazelon's look at how bullying—once known as "kids will be kids"—came to be seen as a crisis. Read more

Books

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The general’s gone, but a new book on his big idea is essential for the coming defense debates. Read more

Books

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Post-election, conservative radio gives hints of wanting to change. Its leader still stands in the way. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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The Democrats won this round of the fiscal-cliff standoff, but now let’s get to the right debate. Read more

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