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Issue: The Re-Emergence of the Emerging Democratic Majority

Issue number: 7

An ode to the beauty and contradictions of our nation's capital in the dog days of August. (Seriously.) Read more

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Calculating Gore's future, Hillary's biographers redefine "straightforward," plus suggested summer reading for Mitt Romney. Read more

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The dirty little truth is that American business doesn't want to pay for disaster preparedness -- and so, we don't have very much of it. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

Like its Chinese counterpart, the new military government of Thailand promotes more investment -- and radically less free speech. Read more

Features

Forthcoming and recently published books from The American Prospect staff. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

From our July/August print issue: If there is a deal to be had on immigration in this Congress, liberals and progressives should be part of it. Read more

Columns

Perhaps the Bush era was just the decadent late phase of the dying culture of post-1978 conservatism. Now we need a liberal agenda that's ambitious and confident enough to take over the next 30 years. Read more

Columns

Sixty years ago, George Marshall unveiled his plan for rebuilding Europe and redefining America's role in the world. It was on-target then, and his vision for America's role is even more on-target today. Read more

Features

In Denver, thanks to low-income and environmental justice activists, a new mega-project will include affordable housing and good jobs. Read more

Features

Was it the Enlightenment's emphasis on empathy -- as expressed, above all, in that new literary form, the novel -- that led to human rights? Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

A new kind of high school in Chicago's inner city will train its students for high-tech, high-pay manufacturing. Read more

Features

There's a catch: The Republicans have so discredited government that Democrats will encounter trouble backing the programs that they, and a conflicted public, know the nation needs. Read more

Features

It's time to do away with treaties and start passing laws to bring America back in step with the rest of the world. Read more

Columns

Will we rewire the world with clean energy -- or descend into political chaos, social disruption, and climate hell? And will Washington get with the program? Read more

Features

The NBC hit Heroes is the anti-24. Its emergency-powers president is the villian -- and viewers love it. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

Increasingly, everyone's money -- that's what. Nobody rides herd on these unregulated investment funds, which now manage a tidy $1.5 trillion. Read more

Features

Simple facts have not proven a useful tool in the fight to uphold abortion rights. Pro-choicers need to craft an emotional counter-narrative that rings true for -- and about -- women. Read more

Columns

The reign of Marty Peretz rendered the storied magazine less influential—and less liberal. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

For the first time in a long time, it may be politically achievable to make globalization work for working Americans. Read more

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