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The New York Times’s new 1619 Project argues fiercely for a new understanding of what it means to believe in America—and it is cracking the very foundations of conservatism.
Wajahat Ali speaks with Pankaj Mishra on the devastating consequences of Western imperialism, globalization, and capitalism and the fate of liberal democracy.
Wajahat Ali, Pankaj Mishra
Jair Bolsonaro’s presidential victory in Brazil is the latest win for right-wing movements around the globe.
Benjamin H. Bradlow
Trump would do well to remember that it is only a witch hunt if the accusations are untrue.
Jonathan Beecher Field
The political ideas we have held for centuries are ill-equipped to respond to today's challenges.
Watch Martha C. Nussbaum discuss her latest book and where to go next in our moment of political crisis.
Boston Review, Martha C. Nussbaum
The language of liberal politics is confused. But the predicament faced by Democrats today is not new.
Few democracies require children to make a daily declaration of fealty to country.
Jack David Eller
But it is increasingly difficult to question Israel’s policies without accusations of anti-Semitism.
David R. K. Adler
Fascist politics exploits freedom of speech for authoritarian ends.
We should turn to Frances Perkins—FDR’s secretary of labor, and the first woman to serve in the U.S. Cabinet—for the elements of a new forward-looking labor and employment policy.
Thomas A. Kochan
Morris on his new film and what he thinks of the man who likened himself to Darth Vader and Satan.
Errol Morris, Deborah Chasman
The charge of populism says at least as much about those making it as it does about their opponents.
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