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Balancing Act  

If two recent analyses of populism agree on one thing, it’s that democracy and capitalism have fallen out of balance. Less clear is how—or whether—the truce between them should be restored.



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The Factory That Ate Wisconsin  

Touted by Republicans as a case study in reviving U.S. manufacturing, Foxconn’s new factory in Wisconsin only reveals the failings of the GOP agenda. To defeat Scott Walker in November, Democrats will have to show there’s a better way to create good jobs.





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The Housing Revolution We Need  

A decade after the crash of 2008, a growing movement has thrust our prolonged housing crisis to the center of the national agenda. Could this generation finally make the right to housing a reality?

Introducing the special section of our Fall issue.



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Privacy Settings  

In August 1939, the photographer Dorothea Lange, on assignment for the government, came across a couple in West Stayton, Oregon, making their way to the bean harvest. Lange was a skilled portraitist; three years before, she’d taken the iconic photograph …



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The Power of a Rent Strike  

We don’t have proof that our landlords sent men disguised as ICE agents to oust previous tenants—recent immigrants—from their apartment before we moved in, but we’re pretty sure it happened. What we do know is that they cut off heat …



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How Liberalism Failed  

The Captured Economy: How the Powerful Enrich Themselves, Slow Down Growth, and Increase Inequality by Brink Lindsey and Steven M. Teles Oxford University Press, 2017, 232 pp. Go Back to Where You Came From: The Backlash Against Immigration and the …



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Growing Up After Genocide  

Blood Papa: Rwanda’s New Generation by Jean Hatzfeld (translated by Joshua David Jordan) Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018, 240 pp. The French journalist Jean Hatzfeld is our great chronicler of sorrow. In a remarkable series of books, originally written in …



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Graceland  

What Are We Doing Here? Essays by Marilynne Robinson Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018, 336 pp. Since Donald Trump’s election, a lot of Americans have become nostalgic for the country we used to be. Barack Obama is more popular than …



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The Island the Left Neglected  

Imagine a small, peaceful, progressive island in Asia about the size of Maryland. Ruled until the Cold War’s very end by a military dictatorship, it is now a robust democracy, although it endures incessant hostility from its giant neighbor. Its …






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