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Entries by Benjamin R. Barber from 01/2008

Enduring Questions for Today's Democratic Frontrunners

| Posted 01.04.2008 | Politics

Edwards represents change at the expense of unity, Obama represents unity but doesn't grasp that politics is about conflict, while Clinton aspires to both compromise and change without making us confident about either.

Will Democracy Survive the Pundits?

| Posted 01.15.2008 | Politics

Looking back, it feels like we survived two media coronations and are back to an election contest worthy of our democracy. The pollsters lost, the voters won.

Getting Out of Recession Without Getting Into Trouble

| Posted 01.22.2008 | Business

How do you get out of recession without encouraging all those bad habits that have gotten us into our economic morass to begin with?