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Joshua Cohen

Joshua Cohen is coeditor of Boston Review, member of the faculty of Apple University, and Distinguished Senior Fellow in law, philosophy, and political science at University of California, Berkeley.

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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A transcript of our panel discussion on the Green New Deal and our new book Climate Action.

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Part two of a conversation on voter turnout, vote counting, and what we can expect now. 

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Donald Trump's winning strategy.

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What does gender equity in a democracy look like?

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Boston Review talks with Nobel Prize-winning economist Angus Deaton about COVID-19, the relationship between culture, financial hardship, and health, and why capitalism’s flaws are proving fatal for America’s working class. 

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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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Joshua Cohen and Corey Robin discuss the black nationalism at the heart of Thomas’s conservative jurisprudence—and what it means for those on the left who often dismiss the justice’s use of race. 

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We live in a world made by neoliberalism, with its hostility to equality and democracy. It is time to stop.

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The postwar generation understood why a prosperous working class is crucial to the economy. Can economics be accessible again to ordinary Americans?

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

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Joshua Cohen talks to David Runciman about his new book, political action, and finding hope in the end of democracy.

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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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As a writer and literary editor, Neil Gordon was committed to the debate between purity of conviction and worldly engagement. 

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 An interview with Ted Postol.

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Elizabeth Anderson discusses her Wesson Lecture on slavery, emancipation and equality with BR Co-Editor Joshua Cohen and historian David Hollinger.

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Video of an Ideas Matter event held at MIT on September 22, 2011

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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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The originator of the idea of a “nuclear freeze.”

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Liberals and Libertarians: Kissing Cousins or Distant Relatives?

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Reflections on information technology and democracy. 

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A Conversation

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What John Rawls Would Make of the Occupy Movement

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BR Co-editor Joshua Cohen chats with contributor Glenn Loury on Bloggingheads.tv

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A pluralistic democracy is built on debate, disagreement, and wakeful action. This forum begins the conversation.

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A democratic sensibility shaped Central Park, a truly great public good.

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An Interview with Ambassador Olara Otunnu.

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