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Inequality in the Trump Era  

The Trump administration didn’t invent the policies that redistribute wealth and income to the top, but it has doubled down on them in characteristically cruel and petty ways.







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Lifestyle Migrants  

The contrasts between North Americans moving south and Central Americans traveling north, or Western migrants frolicking on Thai beaches while Burmese refugees languish in camps, are numerous and stark.



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Stopping the War This Time  

As the deadening pall of national security discourse once again falls over the United States, we need to hold onto the shock and outrage of these first hours.



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Prisons and the Rural Ghetto  

Prison construction becomes an attractive proposition in the face of poverty and the absence of other forms of private or public investment. To fight mass incarceration, we need different avenues for rural economic development.



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Norwegian Mood  

Dag Solstad is widely considered Norway’s most accomplished living writer, in part because of how his writing has intertwined with the fortunes of the Norwegian left.





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