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Surging inequality, not Wall Street banditry, is the underlying cause of the Great Recession.
Developing policy solutions to reduce inequality is not difficult. Mustering political will to enact them is.
The distribution of damage done by the Great Recession is not equal. African-Americans, men and low-skilled workers have been hardest hit.
Black and white Americans still don’t live near each other. Does that account for persistent economic inequality?
Addressing wage stagnation should be the country’s top priority.
The twenty-first century has seen vast improvements in quality of life around the globe. But here at home, progress lags.
To build on the gains of Obama’s presidency, progressive activists must focus on recruitment.
This is not the end of reform; it’s the beginning of a promising struggle to cut the financial sector down to tolerable dimensions and reduced power.
John Nichols on Senator Robert Byrd’s life and legacy, Ari Berman on North Carolina’s State Senate race and Dana Frank on the one-year anniversary of the coup in Honduras
Abuse of the filibuster costs us majority rule. Here’s how to restore it.
What would he tell Obama to do?
The former editor of Grand Street was a dandy without snobbism, an aesthete without pretense.
JournoList is yet another casualty of the toxic combination of conservative conspiracy mongering and mainstream media cowardice.
What can the World Cup teach us about national identity and belonging?
What finally cost him the job?
In the film projects of Tacita Dean, everything is just about to disappear.
Two new collections of the poems of Jorge Luis Borges.
Heidi Durrow traces a young girl’s harrowing plunge into racial identity.
This puzzle originally appeared in the August 2, 1975, issue.