Who deserted the Democrats in 1994? Ruy A. Teixeira and Joel Rogers -- After the Republican surge Stanley B. Greenberg -- Liberalism's third crisis Alan Brinkley -- How to rebuild the Democratic Party Jeff Faux -- The crusade that's killing prosperity Lester Thurow -- The inequality express Barry Bluestone -- How the pie is sliced : America's growing concentration of wealth Edward N. Wolff -- Rising tides, sinking wages Lawrence Mishel -- The skills myth David R. Howell -- The surrender of economic policy James K. Galbraith -- The predators' accomplice : how high theory abetted speculative excess Louis Lowenstein -- Is the American economic model the answer? Jeff Faux -- Senator Dole's greatest harvest Glenn R. Simpson -- The pressure elite : inside the narrow world of advocacy group politics John B. Judis -- How money votes : an Oklahoma story Robert Dreyfuss -- Political snipers Robert Dreyfuss -- How the West is won Samantha Sanchez -- Electoral detox : a twelve-step cure for donor dependency Brooks Jackson -- Voters in the crosshairs : how technology and the market are destroying politics Marshall Ganz -- The strange disappearance of civic America Robert D. Putnam -- What if civic life didn't die? Michael Schudson -- Unravelling from above Theda Skocpol -- Couch-potato democracy? Richard M. Valelly -- Response Robert D. Putnam -- Gingrich's time bomb Philip Harvey, Theodore R. Marmor & Jerry L. Mashaw -- Come the devolution Lenny Goldberg -- The populist road to Hell Peter Schrag.