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Kim Phillips-Fein

Kim Phillips-Fein is Professor of History at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at NYU. Her most recent book, Fear City: New York’s Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics, was a finalist for a 2018 Pulitzer Prize in History. Her writing has also appeared in The Nation, The New Republic, and the New Labor Forum.


Oil’s grip on U.S. society is as much religious as economic, a new history shows.

Kim Phillips-Fein

Our economic inequalities were anticipated even at the height of postwar affluence.

Kim Phillips-Fein