NOVEMBER/DECEMBER ISSUE IS NOW ONLINE…. As of this morning, the Washington Monthly‘s November/December issue is online. Here’s the table of contents:
Give ‘Em What They Want
by Paul Glastris
Tilting at Windmills
Mad money . . . Regulation by milquetoasts . . . Pulp this item . . .
by Charles Peters
Cover . . .
The Next Real Estate Boom
How housing (yes, housing) can turn the economy around.
by Patrick C. Doherty and Christopher B. Leinberger
Bringing It All Back Home
Want to really fix the economy? Stop spending $300 billion a year on foreign oil, and invest it instead in ethanol and other homegrown fuels.
by Wesley K. Clark
Against the Grain
President Obama wants us to support ethanol. How about we do something better for the American farmer?
by Heather Rogers
How Michigan managed to empty its penitentiaries while lowering its crime rate.
by Luke Mogelson
On Political Books . . .
An ill-timed but illuminating romp through the golden age of grassroots Democratic enthusiasm — a whole twenty-four months ago.
by Walter Shapiro
Lines of Authority
“Net neutrality” isn’t the only way to keep big telecom companies from controlling what we see, hear, and read.
by Steven Pearlstein
Liberalism Without Limits
When will we know that government has grown large enough? When our freedom is restored.
by John E. Schwarz
If we want to sell more to the Chinese, maybe we should find out what they actually want to buy.
by Christina Larson
Belief in Relief
Why humanitarian aid isn’t the lost cause critics say it is.
by Charles Kenny
Great writer, lousy senator.
by Michael O’Donnell