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A Nation of Takers: America's Entitle...

Nicholas Eberstadt

In A Nation of Takers: America's Entitlement Epidemic, one of our country's foremost demographers, Nicholas Eberstadt, details the exponential growth in entitlement spending over the past fifty years. As he notes, in 1960, entitlemen...

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Published: Oct 2012

Marijuana Is Safer: So Why Are We Dri...

Steve Fox

In 2012, voters in Colorado shocked the political establishment by making the use of marijuana legal for anyone in the state twenty-one years of age or older. In the wake of that unprecedented victory, nationally recognized marijuana-...

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Published: Aug 2013

Catastrophic Care: How American Healt...

David Goldhill

In 2007 David Goldhill's father died from infections acquired in a well-regarded New York hospital. The bill, for several hundred thousand dollars, was paid by Medicare. Angered, Goldhill became determined to understand how it was pos...

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Published: Oct 2013

Health Care Reform and American Polit...

Lawrence R. Jacobs

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed by President Obama in March 2010 is a landmark in U.S. social legislation, and the Supreme Court's recent decision upholding the Act has ensured that it will remain the law of the ...

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Published: Dec 2015

The Submerged State: How Invisible Go...

Suzanne Mettler

“Keep your government hands off my Medicare!” Such comments spotlight a central question animating Suzanne Mettler’s provocative and timely book: why are many Americans unaware of government social benefits and so ho...

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Published: Oct 2011

Food Politics: What Everyone Needs to...

Robert Paarlberg

The politics of food is changing fast. In rich countries, obesity is now a more serious problem than hunger. Consumers once satisfied with cheap and convenient food now want food that is also safe, nutritious, fresh, and grown by loca...

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Published: Sep 2013

The Truth about Obamacare

Sally C. Pipes

In her new book, The Truth About Obamacare, Sally C. Pipes-president of the Pacific Research Institute and an acknowledged expert on health care reform-reveals what Democrats in Congress and President Obama don't want you to know: Oba...

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Published: Aug 2010

The Judiciary's Class War (Encounter ...

Glenn Harlan Reynolds

The terms “Front-Row Kids” and “Back-Row Kids,” coined by the photographer Chris Arnade, describe the divide between the educated upper middle class, who are staying ahead in today’s economy, and the less educated working cl...

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Published: Feb 2018

The Great Divide: Unequal Societies a...

Joseph E. Stiglitz

In the face of rising inequality in America, Joseph E. Stiglitz charts a path toward real recovery and a more equal society. A singular voice of reason in an era defined by bitter politics and economic uncertainty, Joseph E. Stiglitz ...

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Published: Apr 2016
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