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  1. After the Revolutions, Reality
    Voters Accept the Limits of Reform
    The Brookings Review, Spring 2000, pp. 44-45
  2. Agenda
    The Mullahs and the Postmoderns
    The Atlantic Monthly, January 2002, p. 21
  3. The Agenda
    Countering the Smallpox Threat
    The Atlantic Monthly, December 2001, pp. 50-52
  4. The Agenda
    The Fat Tax
    The Atlantic Monthly, December 2002, pp. 32-33
  5. The Agenda
    Firebombs Over Tokyo
    The Atlantic Monthly, July 2002, pp. 22-23
  6. The Agenda
    Does Democracy Need Voters?
    The Atlantic Monthly, March 2002, p. 24
  7. The Agenda
    The Marrying Kind
    The Atlantic Monthly, May 2002, pp. 24-26
  8. The Agenda
    Reversing White Flight
    The Atlantic Monthly, October 2002, p. 32
  9. The Agenda
    The Forgotten Millions
    The Atlantic Monthly, December 2003, p. 27
  10. The Agenda
    Coming to America
    The Atlantic Monthly, July 2003, pp. 30-31
  11. The Agenda
    Let it Be
    The Atlantic Monthly, May 2003, pp. 34-35
  12. The Agenda
    The New Nixon
    The Atlantic Monthly, July 2005, pp. 27-29
  13. Beyond Oppression
    Can gay politics get past victimology?
    The New Republic, May 10, 1993, pp. 18-21
  14. 'The Body' Politic
    Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura Slams Republicans, Democrats, and Big Government.
    Reason, April 1999, pp. 42-47
  15. The British Disease
    It's Sanity.
    Reason, July 1996, pp. 37-41
  16. Caesar's Ghost
    Reason, May 1993, pp. 55-57
  17. [+]
    A case of legalities (Review)
    The Lost Art of Drawing the Line, by Philip K. Howard
    1. The Lost Art of Drawing the Line by Philip K. Howard
    Blueprint/The New Democrat, Sept/Oct 2001, p. 67
  18. Color TV
    Race and gender nuttery hits the FCC
    The New Republic, December 19, 1994, pp. 9-11
  19. The Agenda
    Coalition of the Waiting
    The Atlantic Monthly, December 2006, pp. 29-31
  20. The Agenda
    Unwinding Bush
    The Atlantic Monthly, October 2006, pp. 27-29
  21. The Agenda
    The way to end culture wars is to slug them out state by state
    The Atlantic Monthly, April 2007, pp. 21-24
  22. The Agenda
    Why early primaries will make for a better president
    The Atlantic Monthly, July 2007, pp. 19-22
  23. The Agenda
    Our inevitable withdrawal from Iraq could poison American politics for a generation
    The Atlantic Monthly, January 2008, pp. 19-22
  24. The Agenda
    John McCain hasn't betrayed conservativsm; his party has
    The Atlantic Monthly, May 2008, pp. 15-18
  25. The Agenda
    Comment: Containing Iran
    The Atlantic Monthly, July 2006, pp. 33-35
  26. The Agenda
    Comment: Demolition Men
    The Atlantic Monthly, March 2006, pp. 29-31
  27. The Agenda
    Comment: Stoking the Beast
    The Atlantic Monthly, June 2006, pp. 27-29
  28. The Contents of Our Character
    Reason, December 1995, p. 43
  29. Conventional Wisdom
    Rediscovering the Social Norms that Stand Between Law and Libertinism
    Reason, February 2000, pp. 36-41
  30. [+]
    Culture & Reviews (Review)
    Buff Enough?
    1. The Adonis Complex by Harrison G. Pope, Jr. and Katharine A. Phillips, ...
    Reason, November 2000, pp. 58-61
  31. Days of Apathy
    The American Enterprise, November 1997, p. 26
  32. Demosclerosis (1994)
    The Silent Killer of American Government
    5 Reviews, 3 Readable
  33. Dire Straights
    Why outlawing marriage for gays will undermine marriage for all
    The Washington Monthly, April 2004, pp. 20-23
  34. Features
    Diversity in a New America
    Charting the Changes
    The Brookings Review, Winter 2002, pp. 4-5
  35. The Agenda
    Divided We Stand
    The Atlantic Monthly, October 2004, pp. 39-43
  36. Drive Shaft
    Why Detroit can't sell cars in Japan
    The New Republic, April 13, 1992, p. 15
  37. Education
    Now, for Tonight's Assignment
    The Atlantic Monthly, November 2004, pp. 54-55
  38. Electro-Shock Therapy
    GM bets everything on the plug-in car
    The Atlantic Monthly, July 2008, pp. 84-93
  39. Essay
    In Defense of Prejudice
    The Harpers Monthly, May 1995, pp. 37-46
  40. Eternal Life
    Why Government Programs Won't Die.
    Reason, Aug/Sept 1996, pp. 16-21
  41. Father Superior
    The New Republic, May 22, 2000, pp. 22-25
  42. Fmaily's Value
    Why gay marriage is good for the children of straight people
    The New Republic, May 30, 2005, pp. 15-17
  43. For Better or Worse?
    Behind the movement for gay marriage lies a deeper issue: What is marriage for, and why...
    The New Republic, May 6, 1996, pp. 18-19
  44. Friends? Foes? Disconnnected Strangers?
    The Real Problem Is European Elites
    The American Enterprise, December 2002, p. 32
  45. Gay Marriage (2004)
    Why It Is Good for Gays, Good for Straights, and Good for America
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  46. Governing a Divided America
    The Moment May Be Righter Than You Think
    The American Enterprise, March 2001, p. 28
  47. Government's End (1999)
    Why Washington Stopped Working
    3 Reviews, 3 Readable
  48. Book Excerpt
    Government's End (Review)
    lowers expectations
    1. Government's End by Jonathan Rauch
    The Milken Institute Review, First Quarter 2000, pp. 57-80
  49. Hands Off
    The New Republic, December 4, 2000, pp. 24-25
  50. The Humanitarian Threat to Free Inquiry
    Reason, April 1993, pp. 20-27
  51. The Hyperpluralism Trap
    Forget what you've heard about the people vs. the "special interests." Today, thanks to...
    The New Republic, June 6, 1994, pp. 22-25
  52. Is the Deficit Really So Bad?
    The Atlantic Monthly, February 1989, pp. 36-42
  53. Ivory Power
    On the issue of whether government should intervene in university affairs to protect fr...
    The New Republic, May 6, 1991, p. 12
  54. Kids as Capital
    The Atlantic Monthly, August 1989, pp. 56-59
  55. Kindly Inquisitors (1993)
    The New Attacks on Free Thought
    5 Reviews, 3 Readable
  56. Law and Disorder
    Into spheres once governed by custom and intuition, we have inserted due process. And i...
    The New Republic, April 30, 2001, pp. 25-29
  57. [+]
    A Little Science (Review)
    From Eros to Gaia, by Freeman Dyson
    1. From Eros to Gaia by Freeman Dyson
    Reason, January 1993, pp. 54-55
  58. Live and Let Lie
    The old reaction to adultery---keeping it in the closet, pretending that it doesn't exi...
    The New Republic, September 22, 1997, pp. 24-28
  59. A More Perfect Union
    The Atlantic Monthly, April 2004, pp. 88-93
  60. The New Old Economy
    Oil, Computers, and the Reinvention of the Earth
    The Atlantic Monthly, January 2001, pp. 35-49
  61. Objections to There Unions
    What Friedrich Hayek can teach us about gay marriage
    Reason, June 2004, pp. 36-39
  62. Offices and Gentlemen
    Workplace harassment rules have turned corporate bosses into the thought police. No mor...
    The New Republic, June 23, 1997, pp. 22-28
  63. [+]
    Old Insights (3 Reviews)
    Bleak House, Vol. I, by Charles Dickens
    1. Bleak House, Vol. I by Charles Dickens
    2. The Rise and Decline of Nations by Mancur Olson
    3. Titan by Ron Chernow
    Reason, December 2000, p. 54
  64. The Outnation (1992)
    A search for the soul of Japan
    4 Chapters, 201pp - 3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  65. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    A Cold Peace, by Jeffrey E. Garten
    1. A Cold Peace by Jeffrey E. Garten
    The Washington Monthly, July 1992, p. 57
  66. Pursuits & Retreats
    Personal File: Caring for Your Introvert
    The Atlantic Monthly, March 2003, pp. 133-134
  67. Relax
    The economy's fine. Fix the government
    The New Republic, December 23, 1991, pp. 18-19
  68. Reports & Comment: The Future of Pennies
    Let's Ban Them
    The Atlantic Monthly, December 1989, pp. 20-21
  69. [+]
    Political Booknotes (2 Reviews)
    The End of Laissez-Faire, by Robert Kuttner
    1. The End of Laissez-Faire by Robert Kuttner
    2. Quicksilver Capital by Richard B. McKenzie and Dwight R. Lee
    The Washington Monthly, March 1991, p. 59
  70. Seeing Around Corners
    The Atlantic Monthly, April 2002, pp. 35-47
  71. Sex, Lies, and Video Games
    The Atlantic Monthly, November 2006, pp. 76-87
  72. Speech Impediment
    When Wisconsin tried to clean up campaign finance, it swept away the First Amendment. W...
    The New Republic, September 1, 1997, p. 10
  73. State of the Union
    Bipolar Disorder
    The Atlantic Monthly, January 2005, pp. 102-111
  74. Stop It Hertz
    How airports rip off car renters
    The New Republic, April 22, 1991, p. 19
  75. Political Booknotes
    Stuck in the '70s (Review)
    Washington on $10 Million a Day, by Ken Silverstein
    1. Washington on $10 Million a Day by Ken Silverstein
    The Washington Monthly, July 1998, p. 45
  76. Suckers!
    Washington's parasite class keeps growing and growing and growing and...
    Reason, May 1994, pp. 20-24
  77. Supply-Side Democrat
    Peer through Clinton's economic plan and you'll find some uncanny resemblances to Ronal...
    The New Republic, September 28, 1992, pp. 23-27
  78. Taking Stock
    The Atlantic Monthly, January 2003, pp. 119-122
  79. Features
    'This Is Not Charity'
    Can management consultants save the world?
    The Atlantic Monthly, October 2007, pp. 64-71
  80. Thought Crimes
    Why minorities should oppose punishing the bigoted ideas behind bias-related violence
    The New Republic, October 7, 1991, pp. 17-19
  81. TRB: Choose or Lose
    It's time for liberals to get over their opposition to school choice
    The New Republic, November 10, 1997, pp. 4-5
  82. [+]
    Truth Believer (Review)
    Manifesto of a Passionate Moderate, by Susan Haack
    1. Manifesto of a Passionate Moderate by Susan Haack
    Reason, January 1999, pp. 69-70
  83. On Political Books
    Vintage Whine (Review)
    What would Harry Truman think about the thirtysomethings?
    1. Declining Fortunes by Katherine S. Newman
    The Washington Monthly, May 1993, pp. 53-55
  84. War Profiteers
    How America made money on the Gulf war
    The New Republic, June 17, 1991, pp. 12-13
  85. Washington Diarist: High Lying
    The New Republic, April 20, 1998, pp. 42-44
  86. What Nixon Wrought
    The worst presidency of the century
    The New Republic, May 16, 1994, pp. 28-31
  87. [+]
    What's Hate Got To Do With It? (2 Reviews)
    The Rise and Decline of Nations, by Mancur Olson
    1. The Rise and Decline of Nations by Mancur Olson
    2. The Rise of Radical Egalitarianism by Aaron Wildavsky
    Reason, December 1992, p. 30
  88. Why Is Japanese Baseball So Dull?
    And Why Should Americans Care?
    Reason, Aug/Sept 1992, pp. 24-32
  89. Will Frankenfood Save the Planet?
    The Atlantic Monthly, October 2003, pp. 103-108
  90. [+]
    100 Million Anonymous Fat Cats (Review)
    The next phase of campaign finance reform.
    1. Voting With Dollars by Bruce A. Ackerman and Ian Ayres
    The Washington Monthly, May 2002, pp. 53-54
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