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The best of "Can We Still Govern?" from 2022

(In)Flexible Savings Accounts: The tax deduction that is actually a tax on your time

What will be the new normal for public health insurance after the Public Health Emergency ends?

Elon Musk would like to sell you a used conspiracy theory

The administrative state of the Empire

The best democracy that money can buy

How Trumpism is making public service toxic

Three reasons to worry about Elon Musk at Twitter

Can we tell a different story about campus speech?

What I wrote in the NYT about student debt forgiveness

Sneak preview: The Biden student loan forgiveness process is good!

Republican elites killed their own followers

A Herschel Walker campaign implosion explainer

How to think about social science and governing

Of ‘Welfare Queens’ and ‘Poor Carinas’

Deciphering DeSantism

72 hours in Portland, ME

From Access Hollywood to Anti-Statism

My disastrous entry into travel writing

What you need to know about Schedule F

How the January 6th Committee ended Josh Hawley's national ambitions

Debunking the false comparisons between European and American abortion policies

GOP populism is hurting the teaching profession

The courts as an instrument of American decline

The rot runs deeper

The Deconstruction of the Administrative State is Proceeding Judiciously

Why is American administrative capacity in decline?

Anatomy of a fake

Student loan forgiveness could become the next Obamacare website

Bureaucrats blew the whistle on excessive fines on the poor and disabled: they were fired and demoted by a Trump appointee

Mainstreaming a murderer's manifesto

Why do we tolerate administrative burdens?

Transforming the Paperwork Reduction Act to tackle administrative burden

Twelve lessons from the book banners

Mike Lee and a Little Light Treason

How the tax preparation industry killed free e-filing

The New McCarthyism

Rick Scott's midterm plan is nuts

The QAnoning of our political discourse

Fetishizing campus debate

Hello from the other side of COVID

How the bogus election audits serve to undermine democracy

The matching-to-categories problem

How to think about administrative burdens embedded in new voting laws

"At least it's an ethos"

The purposes of the new education "transparency" bills

Little Big Lies

A year on, the coup plotters are winning