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Michael Lind

Michael Lind is policy director of the Economic Growth Program at the New America Foundation. His most recent book is Parallel Lives: Poems.

Every president asserts that the next trade treaty will turn America into an export powerhouse, but that's just not true. Read more

America and the World

Sometimes, to understand man, we need to look to the stars. Read more

Columns

Is citizenship possible without nationalism? Following Jurgen Habermas, Jan-Werner Muller argues that "constitutional patriotism" is a viable alternative. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

The convergence of conservative nationalists and neoconservatives within the Bush administration, and the deadly fantasies it spawned. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

Is the United States an empire, a hegemon, or what? And whatever happened to the idea of the U.S. as an exemplary liberal democracy? Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

Why extending income tax credits to payroll tax payers should be the next big idea in American politics -- politically unassailable, progressive economics on a grand scale. Read more

Features

Features

The fantasy of free trade still commands broad allegiance despite mounting evidence that it's not optimal for either economic growth or national interest. Read more

America and the World