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The Democrats' Demolition Derby. Cover story Jan 1, 2020 3720
Free Speech 2.0: In the age of Facebook and Google, can the marketplace of ideas be saved? Book review Sep 1, 2019 1511
How to make conservatism great again: to save their party from Trumpism, republicans need to once again take on monopolists. Nov 1, 2016 5765
Bloom and bust. Nov 1, 2015 5797
Wealth and generations: by focusing on the growing riches of the "1 percent," we miss another form of inequality that is bigger, and arguably even more dangerous. Jun 1, 2015 5814
Lost in Obamacare: buried in Steven Brill's convoluted tome are important truths about how to reform our health care delivery system. Mar 1, 2015 2384
The American way of dying: how our refusal to face up to the realities of aging and mortality causes needless suffering. Book review Nov 1, 2014 1991
Oops: the Texas economic miracle that isn't. Mar 1, 2014 4729
First teach no harm. Jul 1, 2013 5586
The Republican case for waste in health care: conservatives love to apply "cost-benefit analysis" to government programs--except in health care. In fact, working with drug companies and warning of "death panels," they slipped language into Obamacare banning cost-effectiveness research. Here's how that happened, and why it can't stand. Essay Mar 1, 2013 4867
Is inequality shortening your life span? white, black, or brown, we'd all live longer in a more equal, less status-driven society. Essay Jan 1, 2013 3682
To live longer, move to a new zip code. Jan 1, 2013 419
Color-blind medicine? Jan 1, 2013 989
The hole in the bucket: Americans obsessed over personal finance during the last forty years as never before. So how come so many of us wound up broke? Here's the little-known story. Jul 1, 2012 3045
How to save our kids from poverty in old age: the case for American stakeholder accounts. Jul 1, 2012 1963
The cure: the politics of debt have gotten so insane that both parties are on the verge of gutting Medicare. The moment might be right to actually fix it. Nov 1, 2011 5817
The case for not-quite-so-high speed rail: the bad news: republicans have torpedoed plans for American bullet trains. the good news: the Obama administration is quietly building a slower, but potentially much better, rail system. Viewpoint essay Jul 1, 2011 3133
The shipping news: start moving freight by water again, and we'll use less oil, emit less carbon, cut highway traffic--and perhaps even save St. Louis. Jul 1, 2010 3635
Happy talk: a former Harvard president makes the case for government promotion of happiness. Book review Mar 1, 2010 1971
A hard way to die: why hundreds of thousands of Vietnam vets with Agent Orange-related diseases have been made to suffer without VA health care. Jan 1, 2010 2656
Sentimental journey: exploring the long-ignored--and suddenly important--world of passenger rail. Book review Jan 1, 2010 1937
Code red: how software companies could screw up Obama's health care reform. Cover story Jul 1, 2009 4184
Washington's turnaround artists: think government can't fix the auto industry? Then how did it manage to fix the railroad industry--twice? Mar 1, 2009 3278
Back on tracks: a nineteenth-century technology could be the solution to our twenty-first-century problems. Jan 1, 2009 5369
Best care everywhere: here's an idea: a civilian VA for the uninsured, and maybe the rest of us. Oct 1, 2007 4022
European communion: Islamophobes rejoice! EU countries are becoming more Christian. Jul 1, 2007 1791
Misdiagnosed: why all the money in the world won't fix what's wrong with America's health care system. May 1, 2007 3672
Son king: further confirmation that the wrong Bush brother was elected president. Mar 1, 2007 1466
The masculine mystique: a Harvard professor has written a book on manliness. John Wayne isn't impressed. Book review May 1, 2006 1220
The best care anywhere: ten years ago, veterans hospitals were dangerous, dirty, and scandal-ridden. Today, they're producing the highest quality care in the country. Their turnaround points the way toward solving America's health-care crisis. Jan 1, 2005 7847
Missing children: can America duck the worldwide baby bust? Book Review Dec 1, 2004 1620
Raising hell: how the punishing costs of childbearing imperil us all. Mar 1, 2004 6283
Entitlement junkies. Apr 1, 1995 4680
Demosclerosis: The Silent Killer of American Government. Book Review Mar 1, 1994 1961
Lifetrends: The Future of Baby Boomers and Other Aging Americans. Book Review Feb 1, 1990 240
Risking Old Age in America. Book Review Dec 1, 1989 1243
The great train robbery; how the railroad retirement system swindles taxpayers, robs younger workers, and derails Amtrak. Dec 1, 1987 2916
How the government cooks the books; the budget deficit is bigger than you think. Jul 1, 1987 3830
The mortgaged generation: why the young can't afford a house. Apr 1, 1986 6121

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