November/ December 2014
Table of Contents
Baseball Hall of Famer Henry Waxman - The Dan Snyder Chair in Native American Studies - The Biggest Unknown About Hillary '16
Maintenance therapy proved its value half a century ago. We need it today to combat a rise in opioid use. But many
courts and prisons cling to a Reagan-era “Just say no” mind-set.
Early childhood programs pay dividends for life.
It’s class, not race. And we know how to solve it.
The problem is not college debt, it’s low graduation rates. Fix that, and you fix the economy.
Modest workplace reforms will strengthen families and the economy.
Seven ways to raise wages.
Shrinking the financial sector will make us all richer.
Future waves of retirees need help saving now. If they get it, they’ll be a boon, not a burden.
Slow growth and inequality are political choices. We can choose otherwise.
How our refusal to face up to the realities of aging and mortality causes needless suffering.
When Yemen fell into chaos, most foreign correspondents were kept out. The only reliable news came from a few intrepid young Western freelancers who spoke the language, lived like locals, and managed to stay in the country.
How Ronald Reagan, the sunniest president in recent memory, cemented the Republican Party to the dark vision of Richard Nixon.
With Eric Holder leaving the Justice Department, Washington has a chance to get serious about prosecuting financial crimes. But what exactly has been the holdup?
Why, someday soon, middle-class taxes will have to go up.
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