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Mandatory voting is a small step toward fairer politics.
The U.S. government should start taking the welfare of people abroad more seriously across the board.
Technological progress’ displacement of human labor need not be a catastrophe.
The protests in Wisconsin are an inspiring sight, and show the kind of mass organizing for progressive causes that unions are capable of.
The best corporate tax reform would involve ditching the tax altogether.
As it becomes clear that President Barack H. Obama’s veto power and the Democratic majority in the Senate will prevent ...
I wish the admissions office would consider abandoning the admissions process altogether in favor of a randomized lottery.
Whether the goal is defending American security or improving the lives of Afghans, occupying Afghanistan is a wasteful way to meet our objectives.
Economic factors can produce a reliable prediction of election outcomes
If we want to get the economy humming again at as low a cost as possible, then, increasing food stamp funding is the way to go.
There’s no reason we can’t create still higher tax brackets
The public has no reason to back shield laws that protect journalists who pay so little heed to the lives they may be wrecking.
If one wants Congress to get things done with a minimum of corruption, enforcing party discipline is the place to start.
Letting the EPA take over cap-and-trade may be messy, but it's certainly preferable to inaction.