A Political and Literary Forum
A transcript of our panel discussion on the Black Lives Matter movement.
Elizabeth Hinton, Robin D. G. Kelley, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Brandon M. Terry, Cornel West
Culture still doesn’t explain poverty
Marriage has not been one unchanging institution over time. Features that once seemed essential and indispensable proved otherwise.
Nancy F. Cott
Our penal system, with its black tinge, constitutes a profound racial injustice. But is it a new form of Jim Crow?
James Forman, Jr.
It's time to rethink the concept of the "inner city."
An eminent medical historian discusses two major, blatantly unethical studies the U.S. government conducted on syphilis patients in Guatemala and Alabama.
Can mobile phones make a miracle?
Jenny C. Aker, Isaac M. Mbiti
Albie Sachs’s The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law.
The uses of anti-Semitism in Chávez’s Venezuela.
Claudio Lomnitz, Rafael Sánchez
When it comes to the financial crisis, Democrats are especially prone to blaming Jews.
Neil Malhotra, Yotam Margalit
How much can schools improve the life prospects of children growing up in poor neighborhoods?
Policy wonks, patronage, and the possibilities of the grassroots
Rereading LeRoi Jones’s The Dead Lecturer.
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
Robin D. G. Kelley
Michael Patrick Lynch
Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, Nadia Marzouki
Alex de Waal
Silvia Federici, Jill Richards
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