Blake Fleetwood

If You Want the American Dream, Go To Finland

As the Washington Monthly explains in its current cover package, the American dream—the notion of equal opportunity for all, the chance to make something of yourself—is dying. This is not news to anyone who follows comparative national studies. Consider what Ed Miliband, the popular British Labour leader—and would-be Prime Minister—said to a conference on social… Read more »


The Internet is enabling more and more Americans to leverage their biggest asset, their home, by renting rooms to travelers. So why are local governments trying to shut them down?