'Texas Is Where Everything Comes to an End': Author Lawrence Wright on Texas' Unique Past—and Its Precarious Future
A conversation with the Pulitzer Prize winner on how the Lone Star State's unique culture came to develop in the first place, and how it's evolved alongside the state's economy.
Does Geography Matter When Reinventing Old Communities?
Not really. Common problems, regardless of place, will lead to common solutions.
The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: John T. Kennedy, 28, Public Affairs
For the month of April we're profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at Pacific Standard.
Fatal Talent Attraction: The End of Talent Migration in the U.S.
Top-tier research universities matter more than a vibrant urban core as focus shifts from talent attraction (too much competition) to talent production.