Patents used to protect intellectual property. Now they stifle innovation.
Until the Civil War, hasty burials on the battlefield were the norm.
Pulling back from America’s global commitments would amount to a “massive experiment.”
America’s Cold War wizards botched many predictions. But that was often for the better.
Congress is surrendering its Constitutional powers to the president.
A growing number of Americans don’t identify with either political party.
The federal stimulus often neglected the areas hit hardest by the recession.
THE SOURCE: “Where Do India’s Billionaires Get Their Wealth?” by Aditi Gandhi and Michael Walton, in Economic and Political Weekly, Oct. 6, 2012.
THE SOURCE: “Copycat China” by Yu Hua, in Prospect, Sept. 2012.