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Issue: May/June 2013

Issue number: 3

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Social reading will bring us together while restoring a long tradition in the history of the book. Still …  Read more

Books

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Every year hundreds of immigrants die along the U.S.-Mexico border. Too many are never identified.  Read more

Civil Rights in America

How soon will changing demographics swamp old Virginia's Republicans? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Victor Juhasz

What happens when a state becomes more progressive and more conservative at the same time? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Progressive Texans just might lead a Democratic revival in the ultimate red state. Here's how. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Victor Juhasz

The region's emerging majority is progressive. Its capitols are more conservative than ever. Something's got to give.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Economic hardship reverberates through the family in multiple ways that harm children.  Read more

Special Report

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It's not Social Security deficits that are destroying the life chances of the young but a prolonged slump confounded by bad policies.  Read more

Civil Rights in America

The stimulus was great for poor kids while it lasted. Now even bare-bones aid is at risk. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

In a tough economy with dwindling social supports, children of privilege have a bigger head start than ever. Read more

Economic Policy

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John Cuneo

The anti-celebrity of the Frances Ha star Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

How a union of Yale employees aligned itself with community activists and won control of a beleaguered city.  Read more

Economic Policy

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Dennis Chamberlin

Everyone agrees that the only way to fix the Gulf of Mexico dead zone—the largest off the United States—is to fix the Mississippi, but not everyone agrees how.  Read more

Energy and the Environment

Obama has to do business with people who cannot be trusted to own up to their side of a deal. Read more

Economic Policy

Resistance fighter. Development economist. Philosopher. A new biography of the thinker who redeemed political economy for liberals.  Read more

Books

The Tea Party doesn't expect its politicians to get things done; it sends them to Washington to previent things from being done.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Why she’s a reformer in the church of meritocracy and not a heretic Read more

Money, Politics and Power