Michael Lind

Michael Lind is Policy Director of the Economic Growth Program at the New America Foundation and is the author of "The Next American Nation: The New Nationalism and the Fourth American Revolution."

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Sunday, October 21, 2012 - 11:52am
Hard Times Hardly Hurt the Superrich
Forget the recession - there has never been a better time to be a member of that most exclusive of clubs: the ultrarich.
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Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 11:28am
Why the GOP Should Nominate Barack Obama in 2012
With the possible exception of Jon Huntsman, the Republican presidential field is weak on candidates who could appeal to centrist swing voters, including moderate Republicans. But there is one 2012 prospect who has a proven track record of pursuing policies that owe a great deal to the moderate Republican tradition and who could potentially shake up the race for the GOP presidential nomination: President Barack Obama.
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Tuesday, November 17, 2009 - 10:36am
The Pledge of Allegiance is un-American
On Monday, Oct. 5, at an elementary school in Washington County, Ark., Will Phillips, a precocious 10-year-old who had been promoted from third to fifth grade, refused to join his class in standing and reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. His parents have gay friends, and Will claimed that the denial of gay marriage means that the U.S.
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Tuesday, May 5, 2009 - 10:11am
The 'Best and the Brightest'? Spare Me
Are we in danger of discouraging the best and the brightest from entering public service? According to Richard Haass, the former Bush administration official who now heads the Council on Foreign Relations, prosecuting former Bush administration lawyers who argued that torture was legal under domestic and international law would deter talented Americans from careers in public service.
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