The 2012 Elections Won't Fix What Ails America

Hope exists, but we will not find it in Barack Obama or Mitt Romney.

Americans Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley have won the Nobel economics prize.

Americans Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley have won the Nobel economics prize.

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Even in our most enthusiastically advertised civic culture, presidential elections are always a consequence of the prevailing distributions of political power. They are never a true cause for needed change.

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