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Notre Dame political scientist Benjamin Radcliff explains the surprisingly large effects government policies have on human happiness.

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  • Dec 23, 2013
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Nobel prize-winning economist Edmund Phelps explains his proposal for wage subsidies to help low-income workers.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Dec 11, 2013
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The University of Toronto political theorist on the case for a path to citizenship, what we owe to refugees, and why a just world wouldn't have border controls at all.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Nov 29, 2013
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Political scientist Gregory Koger lays out what happened today and what it means going forward.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Nov 21, 2013
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Hunger expert Joel Berg explains what last week's cuts mean.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Nov 5, 2013
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Northwestern's Daniel Diermeier explains how he'd model Obama and Boehner's standoff.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Oct 4, 2013
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Michael Linden, a budget expert at the Center for American Progress, walks us through what the fight over discretionary spending boils down to.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Oct 2, 2013
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Brad Neely, creator of China, IL, on the show's second season, ghosts, and why he has an issue with the Beach Boys.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 22, 2013
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Harvard behavioral economist Sendhil Mullainathan's new book focuses on how scarcity, including poverty, changes people's psychologies.

  • Harold Pollack
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  • Sep 13, 2013
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David Bosco, who literally wrote the book on the U.N. Security Council, on how the body is handling the Syria situation.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 11, 2013
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Dylan Matthews, our resident crazy person, is starting an advice column. May God have mercy on our souls.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 16, 2013
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Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing of "Detropia" talk about Detroit's decline and what, if anything, could save it.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jul 27, 2013
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The Michigan Democrat calls the program "shocking and disappointing."

Piper Kerman on her experience in prison, the TV show of her life, and the parts of the system that need reform.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jul 23, 2013
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The Illinois Congressman explains why he thinks there's finally a House majority for pathway to citizenship.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jul 22, 2013
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U.C. San Diego economist Gordon Hanson on why we'll lose our fervor for border security as soon as the economy's back on track.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 24, 2013
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Kevin Hassett advocates a variety of policies to help the long-term unemployed.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 10, 2013
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The Florida Republican explains why he's optimistic the House will pass immigration reform that includes a path to citizenship.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 8, 2013
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Former Bush adviser Glenn Hubbard on what it will take to keep the United States from going the way of the Romans.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Jun 4, 2013
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The junior Senator from Vermont explains his concerns about the Senate immigration reform bill.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • May 25, 2013
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