A Political and Literary Forum
About This Author
Jonathan Kirshner is Professor of Political Science and International Studies at Boston College. He is the author of American Power After the Financial Crisis.
A decade after the financial crisis, economists still have not rethought macroeconomics. A new history takes on the field's unrepentant hubris.
A new book takes on the titans of twentieth-century cinema, fetishes and all.
A reckless foreign policy could bring ruin at home and abroad.
Trump will have done real damage even if he doesn't win.
Niall Ferguson’s protestations aside, Henry Kissinger was the quintessential foreign policy realist.
Martin Wolf's The Shifts and the Shocks: What We’ve Learned—and Still Have to Learn—from the Financial Crisis.
Sure, the system worked—we avoided another Great Depression. But it worked much better for some than for others.
Larry Summers, campaigning to become the next Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, has a rap sheet that would make Anthony Wiener blush.
Paul Volcker’s remarkable career of public service reads as a history of the last half-century of American money.
The years from the late 1960s through the middle of the 1970s were remarkable ones for American movies. In the words of critic David Thompson, it was “the decade when movies mattered.”
The Next Wall Street Collapse
Separating Keynes from the Keynesians
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
Martha C. Nussbaum
Copyright © 1993-2020 Boston Review and its authors.
Support Boston Review
Make a tax-deductible donation today
Printing Note: For best printing results try turning on any options your web browser's print dialog makes available for printing backgrounds and background graphics.