A New Social Contract for the 21st Century

In light of the glaring inequalities exposed by the coronavirus pandemic, Neera Tanden outlines the need for a comprehensive 21st-century social contract that will not only lead the United States into recovery but also rethink the existing relationship between individuals, corporations, and the government.


The Race for Nature

To save family farms, ranches, and rural communities from economic collapse, the United States should launch a major effort—a “Race for Nature”—that pays private landowners to protect the water, air, and natural places that everyone needs to stay healthy.


The Progressive Defense Budget

Lawrence J. Korb writes about decisions that should be made in the fiscal year 2021 defense budget—including the provision of funds to fight the coronavirus pandemic.