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We Are on the Verge of Transforming From an ‘I’ Society to a ‘We’ Society

In his new book, Robert Putnam offers lessons from the Progressive Era

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It might seem that America today has reached all-time peaks in income inequality, racial strife, and political partisanship. But 100 years ago the state of affairs was strikingly similar, according to Harvard political…




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