William Galston

Brookings Institution

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Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution, he writes a weekly column for The New Republic; former Professor of Civic Engagement at the University of Maryland School of Public Affairs and director of its Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy; former Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy (1993-1995)

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In the late 1960's, Paul Ehrlich warned that a  Population Bomb  was creating so many people they wouldn't be able to feed themselves within 20 years.

Should Americans Be Having More Babies?

In the late 1960's, Paul Ehrlich warned that a Population Bomb was creating so many people they wouldn't be able to feed themselves within 20 years.

from To the Point

The presidential race is beginning to find its focus, but there’s widespread mistrust of all three branches of government.

Fading Trust in American Institutions

The presidential race is beginning to find its focus, but there’s widespread mistrust of all three branches of government.

from Which Way, L.A.?

From the Left to the Right, there's a loss of confidence in political institutions: not just the Congress any more, but also the Presidency and the US Supreme Court.

Fading Trust in American Institutions

From the Left to the Right, there's a loss of confidence in political institutions: not just the Congress any more, but also the Presidency and the US Supreme Court.

from To the Point

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