fiscal responsibility
economic prosperity
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american individualism
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Diminishing Collectivism and Evolving Democratic Capitalism

August 13, 2012

Resilience Is Not Enough

Bouncing back from national-security setbacks is no substitute for overcoming or avoiding them in the first place. By Amy B. Zegart.

August 13, 2012

Grand Prize

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Presidents hold power for only a few years, but their judicial appointments shape the country for decades. By Clint Bolick.

August 9, 2012

In Praise of Polarization

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Bipartisan compromise is deeply over-rated.
July 31, 2012

Richard Posner Gets It Wrong

Are there really too many patents in America?
July 25, 2012

Why Does the UN Still Exist?

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Corrupt and ineffective, it falsely promises that global governance and peace are near at hand.
July 17, 2012

How Unions Violate Free Speech

There's a better way to regulate campaign contributions.
July 13, 2012

Why the Euro Baffles America

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Is democracy compatible with the European project?
June 27, 2012

An Islamist Middle East?

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The Muslim Brotherhood has its problems, but it may be more inclined to democracy than we realize.
June 19, 2012

Psychology vs. Public Policy

Why do moral intuitions break down in complex social institutions?
June 14, 2012

Why We Can't All Just Get Along

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A review of Jonathan Haidt’s The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion.