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Issue: Winter 2018

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The New Predatory Capitalism: The tech giants are menacing democracy, privacy, and competition. Can they be housebroken? Plus, Saving the Free Press From Private Equity: Navigating the digital transition is a huge challenge for newspapers. Absentee ownership by private equity predators makes it all but impossible.

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AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File

We do need to repair or replace what's wrong with the mother of bad trade deals. But don't be fooled by Trump's posturing.  Read more

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How federal prosecutors let major white-collar criminals off the hook and stick shareholders with the costs of corporate crime Read more

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(AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Truly fixing the American economy requires full employment, as Franklin Roosevelt proposed 74 years ago. And that can't be done through the private sector alone. Read more

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How Trump’s Republicans have used an obscure Gingrich-era law to eviscerate health, safety, labor, environmental, and financial protections Read more

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AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta

The old challenges of concentrated economic and political power now confront us in new forms. Read more

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TAP Goes to the Oscars: The Florida Project is a film about life as a poor kid. It doesn’t erase the innocence of childhood—or the harshness of poverty. Read more

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We need to legalize the undocumented already here, but open borders will mean lower wages for American workers. Read more

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To black workers in this picturesque South Carolina town, the unionized steel mill anchors their community. To the town’s white civic leaders, it blocks Georgetown’s gentrification. For the past two years, they’ve been fighting it out. Read more

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Donald Trump could well kill more funds for the construction of critical rail infrastructure projects—which doesn’t bode well for the Northeast. Read more

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A new variation on an age-old tradition helps criminal defendants redeem their lives, far more effectively than prison does. Read more

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For no good reason, other than spite and symbolism, Trump goes after Central American immigrants with Temporary Protected Status. Read more

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Looking beyond Trump, Democrats ought to focus on opening Medicare to people at age 50 and capping excessive health-care prices. Read more

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Here’s how we get past the political obstacles that have kept America from making affordable health care a right. Read more

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As cities grow more progressive, a new breed of prosecutors are winning office and upending the era of lock-’em-up justice. They may hold the key to resisting Trump’s mania for mass incarceration. Read more

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