Religion in America

What Are You Doing Next Year?

The moral implications of picking a career

From the Editor

How Harvard can use the study of religion

Battlefield Juarez

Time is running out for the Mexican drug war

How to Pass a Gas Tax

The politics of an unpopular policy

Slimming Down America

To combat obesity and improve America’s health, change the food industry

The Dangers of Direct Democracy

In Federalist No. 63, James Madison wrote that the defining principle of American democracy, as compared to Athenian democracy, “lies in the total exclusion of the people in their collective capacity.” But since Madison wrote those words, several direct-democratic institutions have been introduced into American politics. California became the first state to adopt a ballot-initiative […]