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Don't Pretend You Didn't Know

The American Affairs editor says he disavows Donald Trump. Should we believe him?

By Jack Meserve

How Should We Think About Inequality?

Research on Seattle's new minimum wage has cast doubt over whether $15 an hour really gave a raise to low-wage workers. An article in Boston Review offers unconventional advice for progressives arguing over that finding: Change the subject.

By Nathan Pippenger

Are the Kids All Right?

Jean Twenge’s analysis of today’s teens is alarming, trenchant, incomplete, and part of a long tradition of hand-wringing about “the youth.”

By Gabriel Ferrante

Conservatism in the Age of Trump

American Affairs offers a new vision of conservatism, but not a relevant one.

By Kevin Mattson

Should We Want Politics To Be Boring?

It depends on whether you think Trump is an anomaly.

By Nathan Pippenger