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The New Political Economy 

The rules of the marketplace, once managed by experts, are increasingly subject to partisan conflict. Good—that’s what the Founders intended. And liberals need to be the vanguard.

Emancipation Relocation

In 1848, an enslaved husband and wife escaped from Georgia, she disguised as a young white man, he as “his” servant. Their story inspired abolitionists around the world.

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Medicine at the Mercy of Wall Street  

The pharmaceutical industry is the great white whale of American medicine. No matter how many harpoons activists, progressive politicians, journalists, and scholars hurl at its bloated body, it not only survives, it grows fatter by feasting on the patients and payers that are the krill of the U.S. health care system. The drug price controls…