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Jonathan Chait

Jonathan Chait

is a senior editor at The New Republic and former assistant editor at The American Prospect. Has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Slate, Reason, and other publications.

In their efforts to enforce multiculturalism, university administrators have unwittingly created a new breeding ground for conservative rebellion. Read more

Education in America

Her role is simple but important: produce a steady supply of screeds for major media outlets claiming that our culture has been commandeered by the left. But there is often less to Lynne Cheney’s work than meets the eye.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Budget balance may turn out to be an unexpected boon to liberals; so far it has helped deliver full employment and a Social Security rescue, and has left Republicans looking economically self-serving and fiscally inept. Now can liberals build on Clinton’s clean slate? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

World Bank Chief Economist Joseph Stiglitz didn’t set out to become a thorn in the administration’s side. But by being the odd man out in Clinton’s international economic policymaking apparatus, he has managed to have a very constructive effect. Read more

Economic Policy

Dan and Marilyn Quayle send--uh, try to send--a message on family values. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

In their efforts to enforce multiculturalism, university administrators have unwittingly created new breeding grounds for conservative rebellion. Read more

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