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Wednesday thread

Biden is doing the right thing on asylum

Tuesday thread

Mad Max's implausible post-oil eco-dystopia

Monday Poll + Thread

New York's congestion pricing disaster

Grab Bag + Sunday Thread

Saturday Thread

Tackling the college presidency crisis

Friday Thread

How China plays western companies against each other

Thursday Thread

The current era of age polarization is unusual

Thursday Thread

Most young people aren’t liberals

Tuesday Thread

What if Italy joined the Central Powers in World War I?

Monday thread + poll

Moderate donors should do something that isn't stupid

Grab Bag + Sunday thread

Saturday thread

Africa needs malaria vaccines as soon as possible

Friday thread

Taking irrational voters seriously

Thursday thread

Why Biden lost

Wednesday thread

How I went from left to center-left

Tuesday thread

The surprisingly hard question of who pays taxes

Monday thread + Poll

What to read on Memorial Day

Grab Bag + Sunday thread

Saturday thread

Friday thread

Farewell Maya mailbag

Thursday thread

The failures of Zionism and anti-Zionism

Wednesday thread

Trump scams the people who trust him

Tuesday thread

The economics of the New Cold War

Monday thread

Banning lab-grown meat is really bad

Mailbox + Sunday thread

Saturday thread

Expand higher education opportunities for police

Friday thread

Friday grab bag: The war on complexity

Thursday thread

Housing reform should be bipartisan

Wednesday thread

The geopolitical underpinnings of Sudan's collapse

Tuesday thread

What the right gets right

Monday poll

Did the Vietnam War protests backfire?

Sunday thread

Saturday thread

🚨 🚨 Trump is TERRIFIED of your grassroots support

Friday thread

Am I an out of touch elitist?

Thursday thread

What I've learned on Substack

Wednesday thread

The misinformation that actually matters

Tuesday thread

How to make a difference in the 2024 election

Monday thread + poll

Making marijuana legalization work better

Sunday thread

Saturday thread

Members of Congress should actually live in DC

Friday thread

Friday grab bag: Breaking the jobs / health insurance link

Thursday thread

Restaurants should charge more for reservations

Wednesday thread

America should spend more on prison management

Tuesday thread

What the left gets right

Monday poll

Young voters care about the same stuff as everyone else

Sunday Thread

We must end the litigation doom loop

Saturday thread

Immigration can power American energy

Friday thread

Friday Grab Bag: Taking industrial policy seriously

Thursday thread

Self-driving cars are underhyped

Wednesday thread

George W. Bush was a terrible president

Tuesday thread

College students should study more

Monday poll

Ask how to solve problems, not why they happened

Sunday thread

Saturday Thread

The Take Bakery: How to save local journalism

Friday thread

Jamaican mailbag

Thursday thread

Larry Summers isn’t worried about secular stagnation anymore

Wednesday thread

Why it’s hard to measure antisemitism

Tuesday Thread

The economic research policymakers actually need

Monday Thread + Reader Survey

Our broken global humanitarian system

Sunday thread

Saturday thread

The Take Bakery: Simplifying the income tax code

Friday thread

Friday Grab Bag: American education is ... fine

Thursday thread

Negativity is making everyone miserable

Wednesday thread

A history (and defense) of left vs right

Tuesday thread — and mailbag time!

Smartphones in schools are bad

Monday poll

The case for counterfactual history

Sunday thread

Saturday thread

The Take Bakery: How to reform the sports gambling industry

Friday thread

The pro-social reality TV show we need

Thursday Thread

Fund more climate research

Wednesday thread

Unleash the growth machine!

Tuesday thread

The truth about the Biden economy

Monday poll

The new politics of abortion rights

Sunday thread

Saturday thread

The Take Bakery: Make America(n Basketball Prospects) Great Again

Friday thread

Rethinking the opening with China

Thursday thread

17 thoughts four years after Covid

Wednesday thread

A better way to save water

Tuesday thread

House Republicans' (bad) plan for America

Monday poll

State-level climate targets don't make sense

Sunday thread

Saturday thread

The Take Bakery: Anonymous Congress

Friday thread

Learning from short-term rental bans

Thursday thread

Democrats should try harder to win tough races

Wednesday Thread

What Israel does matters

Tuesday thread + Wednesday happy hour

It’s the right time for austerity

Monday poll

The police are in the wrong places

Sunday thread

Saturday thread

The Take Bakery: A three-day presidential election

Friday Thread

The "spa-fication" of everything

Thursday thread

Smarter ways to boost drug innovation

Wednesday thread

How the federal government can help on housing

Tuesday thread + happy hour details

The case against TikTok

Monday poll

Why Putin wants credit for Belgium's independence

Sunday Thread

Saturday Thread

Why I love Dune

Thursday Thread

AOC's slow boring of hard boards

Wednesday thread

Debbie Downer progressives aren't helping

Tuesday thread

The problem with Poolesville

Monday thread + poll

How Slow Boring plans to cover the 2024 election

Sunday thread

Saturday thread

Alex Ward explains Biden's foreign policy

Friday thread

How IRA results are stacking up to predictions

Thursday thread

How we got here

Wednesday thread

Can we NIMBY cars instead of houses?

Tuesday thread

Republicans can't stop swallowing Russian propaganda

Monday Poll

Improve student “tracking” don’t eliminate it

Sunday thread—and a new mailbag era

Saturday thread

21 thoughts on the Biden age question

Friday thread

End of the mailbag as we know it

Thursday thread

The rise of cosmopolitanism and the crisis of liberalism

Wednesday thread

The high cost of promoting homeownership

Tuesday thread

Socialists or anarchists?

Monday thread

The Super Bowl should've been yesterday

Sunday thread

Saturday thread

Friday thread

President's Day mailbag

Thursday thread

The case for the immigration deal

Wednesday thread

Lots of people lose jobs even in a "good economy"

Tuesday thread

We need to see more Joe Biden

Monday mailbag

America's soft power isn't the problem

Sunday thread

Saturday thread

Friday thread

Super Mailbag

Thursday thread

Joe Biden is currently losing the election

Wednesday thread

Tourism is good, actually

Tuesday thread

Trump's middle class tax hike

Monday mailbag

Trump's foreign policy was a humanitarian disaster

Sunday thread

Saturday thread

Friday thread

Karma mailbag

Thursday thread

How lie detectors exacerbate border problems

Wednesday thread

Unleash the power of bipartisan NRC reform

Tuesday Thread

The two crises in the news business

Monday mailbag

Banning natural gas exports

Sunday thread

Saturday thread

Friday thread

Write-in mailbag

Thursday thread

Rich businessmen remember they're Republicans

Wednesday thread and DC happy hour

Nostalgia politics is a dead end

Tuesday thread

Immigrants need market-rate housing

Monday mailbag

Biden's media problem

Sunday Thread

Saturday thread

Friday thread

Snow day mailbag

Thursday thread

Housing reform should actually add housing

Wednesday thread

The pandemic's lesson on teacher licensure

Tuesday thread

Climate is the problem

Monday mailbag

Why the parties can't decide

Sunday thread

Saturday thread

Friday thread

Mailbags (and movies) need writers

Thursday thread

Misunderstanding antisemitism in America

Wednesday thread

Are index funds killing competition?

Tuesday thread

Dentists are bad

Matt's mailbox

Conservatives' terrible case for more regulation

Sunday thread

Saturday thread

Friday thread

New Year, new mailbag

Thursday thread

William Julius Wilson Thought deserves a comeback

Wednesday thread

How We Got Here

The sports gambling industry needs reform

Tuesday Thread

My 2024 predictions

Matt's New Year Mailbag