A Political and Literary Forum
Leaders of the left abandoned the language of transformation in the 1980s—at a cost. Can it be regained?
COVID-19 is not just a public health crisis. It is also a crisis of public reason.
The only antidote to despair over national politics will be to generate and expand new solutions at local, state, and regional levels.
Tax policies like New Jersey’s new Millionaires Tax are morally and economically essential.
Mark Engler, Andrew Elrod
West German witchcraft trials after World War II reveal how political rupture can fuel magical thinking.
Samuel Clowes Huneke
Radical Black thinkers have long argued that racial slavery created its own unique form of American fascism.
Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation is a sham, but it is one the Constitution allows. There’s only one way out of this crisis: we must amend.
Julie C. Suk
The party’s fifty-year strategy has reached an electoral dead end.
The Frankfurt School on the appeal of authoritarianism—and how to counteract it.
Charles H. Clavey
A new book tells the history of how U.S. political elites sold the United Nations to the public as a route to global peace, while all along wanting it as a cover for militarization.
A new history charts the global legacy of Fordist mass production, tracing its appeal to political formations on both the left and the right.
Justin H. Vassallo
Donald Trump's winning strategy.
Reed Hundt, Joshua Cohen
Rejecting market fundamentalism, Rethinking Political Economy will provide space for advancing alternatives—in theory, politics, and policy—to the neoliberalism of the last forty years.
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Samuel Miller McDonald
Andrew L. Croxford
C. P. Chandrasekhar, Jayati Ghosh
Robin Dembroff, Dee Payton
Jeffrey S. Kahn
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