Vol. 48 Nbr. 1-2, January - January 2016
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- We can change America's political map by letting voters mail it in.
- Talk of the toons.
- Lettuce pray: a consolidated food industry brings you salad and chicken nuggets cheaper--and spreads deadly food-borne pathogens farther.
- Benefits for the rest of us: the growing ranks of contingent workers need a new deal.
- Taking liberties with religious liberty: the "conscience clause," on which a conservative Supreme Court keeps granting employers exemptions from federal law, was a political decision, and more fragile than liberals realize.
- Vote from home, save your country: universal vote by mail can revive the franchise and change the political map. So why the resistance?
- Declining to be spun: why the seemingly fearsome tools of political propaganda backfire with voters.
- Fear and loathing in Athens: the corruption and incompetence of Greece is real. So is the crushing indifference of its European overlords.
- Time to put big soda on a diet.
- The real Reagan: the Gipper's actual record diverges significantly from the posthumous conservative mythology about him.
- The freedom caucus is (sort of) right.
- Immigrant song: how America gets assimilation (mostly) right.
- How to corral the the donor class: when it comes to money in politics, the real problem is not corruption, but inequality.