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    America and the Promised Land

    Ivan Krastev & Leonard Benardo consider how the idea of Israel has featured in US foreign policy over time.
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    What’s Breaking Democracy?

    William H. Janeway traces the historical roots of the West’s current problems to the rise of neoliberalism in the 1970s.
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    Understanding the US-China Rivalry

    Edoardo Campanella

    US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan may have widened the divide between the United States and China even further. But the Sino-American rivalry has been building for years, if not decades, alongside each power's evolving role in the international system.

    reviews five recent books on the recent history, and worrisome future, of the Sino-American relationship.
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    The Adventures of Money

    Jonathan Levy reviews two recent books on the “deep past” of one of humanity’s most important institutions.
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    Read More Summer 2022 Reading List

    PS Commentators share books that have impressed them lately, and say why you should consider adding them to your summer reading list.
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    The Forgotten Origins of Silicon Valley

    William H. Janeway shows how the venture capital industry has always piggybacked on US government investment.
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    The Justices Have No Clothes

    Nicholas Reed Langen blames the US Constitution itself for the naked partisanship fueling the Supreme Court's legitimacy crisis.
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    Growth and the Migration Factor

    Brigitte Granville shows that economic conditions in host countries increase the challenges and dislocations facing displaced people.
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    Higher Education and the Crisis of Democracy

    Daniel Chirot reviews three recent books that aim to defend liberal education in an age of anti-liberal extremes.
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    What's Left of Cambridge Economics?

    James K. Galbraith thinks a new attempt to refurbish the discipline suffers from a fatal blind spot.
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    PS Commentators’ Best Reads in 2021

    PS editors ask Project Syndicate contributors to select the book that resonated with them the most over the past year.
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    Germany's Modern Angst

    Helmut K. Anheier reviews four books that shed much-needed light on widely shared crises of collective and individual identity.

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