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Deborah Chasman

Deborah Chasman is co-editor of Boston Review.

In a deeply unequal society, the law can certainly impede progress, but it also remains an essential resource in building a more just world.

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Our new book offers a deeper understanding of the current challenges of AI and a rich, constructive, morally urgent vision for redirecting its course.

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What does gender equity in a democracy look like?

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Our new issue explores anger in its many forms—public and private, personal and political—raising an issue that we must grapple with: Does the vast well of public anger compromise us all?

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Cornel West and Deborah Chasman discuss the disproportionately white publishing world, the responsibilities and burdens of public life, and the predicament of black intellectuals today.

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By examining the opioid crisis alongside the War on Drugs Murch brings an otherwise familiar story into new territory.

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Left Elsewhere puts rural progressives in conversation with their urban cousins.

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Yochai Benkler argues that the mainstream media is our best hope for tempering the radical right. 

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The Myers-Briggs Bias: An Interview with Merve Emre

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Morris on his new film and what he thinks of the man who likened himself to Darth Vader and Satan.

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How can women possibly be free if they must carry the burden of reproductive labor?

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On the first anniversary of our major relaunch, we celebrate the success of our new publishing strategy and business model by giving our readers a gift.

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The Bowen H. McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society at Stanford University has partnered with Boston Review to share content from its fellows and guest lecturers.

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“Every night and every morn / Some to misery are born. / Every morn and every night / Some are born to sweet delight. / Some are born to sweet delight, / Some are born to endless night.”

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