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By Olga Khazan, for The Atlantic
April 23, 2018 – A new study finds that Trump voters weren’t losing income or jobs. Instead, they were concerned about their place in the world.
March 2, 2018 – Donald J. Trump explains his (emphasis mine) theory of comparative advantage.
March 2, 2018 – His tax on aluminum and steel will hurt the economy and his voters.
December 7, 2017/December 9, 2017 issue – If politicians sever their arguments from reality, economic policy will only get worse
By Peter Beinart, for The Atlantic
December 2017 issue — Conservatives must reckon with their policies’ discriminatory effects. That would be more likely if liberals stopped carelessly crying bigot.
By Mark Bowden, for The Atlantic
July/August 2017 issue — There are no good options. But some are worse than others.
By David Frum, for The Atlantic
March 2017 issue — The preconditions are present in the U.S. today. Here’s the playbook Donald Trump could use to set the country down a path toward illiberalism.