Vol. 54 No. 7-8, July 2022
- Regulations Make Us Free.
- No Way to Build a Railroad.
- Jeff Bezos's Next Monopoly: The Press With his vast investment in The Washington Post's digital publishing technology, the Amazon founder could soon control the backbone of most large American newspapers.
- Limitations of Statute.
- It's the Monopoly, Stupid: Unchecked corporate power is fueling inflation.
- Sooner the Better: Oklahoma is a model for how states should provide pre-K.
- Why We Need Speechwriters Who Look Like America: America's first Black presidential speechwriter on how leaders can speak more effectively to a diversifying country.
- The AMA's Dark Secret: Journalists aren't allowed inside the supposedly public meetings where the American Medical Association effectively decides (and ratchets up) health care prices.
- Cognitive Dissonance in America's Dairy Land: Wisconsin farmers admire and depend on their undocumented Mexican laborers--and still vote for Trump.
- How Mitch McConnell Made the Senate Worse: Republican power grabs and hyperpartisanship are just part of his grim reign as Senate Republican leader.
- Washington's Hundred-Year War on Gays: A rich, harrowing chronicle of the federal government's oppression of homosexuals in the 20th century firmly refuses to draw any connection to today's struggles.
- Stop Thanking Vets and Start Listening to Them: An ex-Marine and National Book Award winner offers advice for how to bind our post-9/11 wounds.
- America's Black Founders: David Hackett Fischer demonstrates the centrality of people of African descent in shaping this country's regional cultures.
- Wrecking the College Pecking Order: A former college president takes aim at U.S. News's elitist rankings and (sort of) praises the Monthly's.
- Neoliberalism Is Dying. What Comes Next? History shows that the period between the end of one political order and the beginning of another is a time of maximum danger.