Michael Lind describes how a weak collection of former British colonies became an industrial, financial, and military colossus. His book Land of Promise demonstrates how Americans, since the earliest days of the republic, have reinvented the American economy—and have the power to do so again.
In his economic address yesterday, President Obama highlighted three areas in which his administration will focus on job creation, one of which was infrastructure development. Michael Lind, policy director of the Economic Growth Program at the New America Foundation, discusses the national implications of the plan, and Petra Todorovich, ...
As the U.S. prepares to send more troops to Afghanistan, the president says it won’t become “another Vietnam.” Michael Lind, the author of Vietnam: The Necessary War: A Reinterpretation of America's Most Disastrous Military Conflict, discusses the parallels and the differences in the two conflicts. Plus: Zora O'Neill and Tamara ...
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