One Billion Americans: A Contrarian Liberal Argues for Mass Immigration

(Portrait of Matthew Yglesias via Wikimedia/CC BY-SA 2.0. Book cover via Amazon.)
At least the aim of Matt Yglesias in his new book is to revive and strengthen America.

One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger, by Matt Yglesias
Portfolio, 287 pages, $28

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE M att Yglesias’s One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger announces itself with a loud and audacious title meant to catch one’s attention. But the substance of the book consists of a bundle of meliorist policy solutions that aim for an America that, at the cusp of the 22nd century, will be bigger, better, and bolder. This is fundamentally a liberal nationalist book, with an argument delivered softly, but firmly. It presupposes that American leadership and dominance is good and that the rise of China will not

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