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January/February 2015

Ferguson won’t change anything. What will? Glenn Loury leads the forum, with responses from Doug Henwood, Danielle Allen, and others. Elsewhere in the issue: Steven Shapin on whether science makes you good, Samuel Moyn on the origins of liberalism, Amy Dean profiles Richard Trumka, and Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig on affirmative consent laws.

 

Forum 

Freguson Won’t Change Anything. What Will?

Glenn Loury

WITH RESPONSES FROM CHRISTOPHER LEBRON, DANIELLE ALLEN, MELISSA NOBLES, HAROLD POLLACK, GARY SEGURA, TRACEY L. MEARES AND BENJAMIN JUSTICE, SUSAN STURM, MICHAEL C. DAWSON, DOUG HENWOOD, AND DORIAN T. WARREN.


Editors’ Note
Deborah Chasman and Joshua Cohen

Foundations

State of the Nation: Democrats’ Immigration Burden
Marisa Abrajano and Zoltan Hajnal
Made in America: Dressing Down
Claude S. Fischer

Private Life

A Matter of the Skies
Dave Byrne

Fiction

There Was a Fox in the Bedroom
Daisy Johnson

Books & Ideas

Did Christianity Create Liberalism?
Samuel Moyn
A Bigger Tent: Can Richard Trumka Save the Labor Movement?
Amy B. Dean
Sex Is Serious: Affirmative Consent Laws Miss the Point
Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig

On Poetry

Poet’s Sampler
Nicholas Shapland introduced by Kathleen Ossip
Get Lost: Caroline Bergvall’s Drift
Dana Levin
 
 

Microreviews

Andrew Durbin’s Mature Themes
Andrew Ridker
 
Dodie Bellamy’s The TV Sutras
Iris Cushing
 
Sawako Nakayasu’s The Ants
Jennifer Kronovet
 
Martha Silano’s Reckless Lovely
Lisa Perdigao
 
Maureen McLane’s This Blue
Robert Schnall

On Film

Integrity and Despair: Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman
Alan A. Stone

Poems

Fourth Theory: Pleasure, and We Stared Awed
Franke Varca
 
The Magician’s Volunteer
Christopher Roberts
 
After J.S. Bach / Cello Suite No. 6, BWV 1012
J. Mae Barizo
 
Pastoral: I Live in the Country
Arielle Greenberg
 
Little Domesday Clock
Sam Witt
 
Secret Threshing
KMA Sullivan
 
[So, the day will become a small boat]
Monica Berlin & Beth Marzoni
 
The First Marriage
Kimberley Grey
 
White Noise
Eric Amling

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