William A. Galston
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Our Nationalist Moment
Twelve Theses on Nationalism

Nationalism rightly understood means that no nation is an island, and that in the long run the wellbeing of one’s nation cannot be decoupled from the fate of others.

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Regional Inequalities
Fighting the Geography of Discontent

Neoliberal policy failures have played a critical role in shaping today’s regionally splintered political landscape. It’s time to revisit old economic orthodoxies and chart a sane path forward.

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America Self-Contained? A Symposium
Obama’s Bumpy Road

Obama will need the courage of his convictions if he is to have a lasting legacy as a foreign policy strategist.

Evolution, Not Revolution

A reply to Walter Russell Mead.

Old, Gray and Here to Stay

Here’s a bold private insurance solution for aging Boomers.

A Mixed Picture

The Obama Administration is a work in progress, and a fair-minded report card would feature far more incompletes than letter grades. Still, one may venture some interim judgments.On the positive side, the President has put in place a competent White House and Executive Branch, which seem to be functioning reasonably smoothly and with no more […]

Intelligent Design

New policies can’t work without innovation in governmental design.

The Great Divide

America’s “red/blue” political divide is real, but both its novelty and significance are overstated.

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