A Political and Literary Forum
The crisis of liberal capitalism has arrived, bringing us to the brink of total global war.
Alex de Waal
Where Trump whipped up faith in authoritarianism, Sanders revived hope in collective action. Sustaining that vision of social progress is the central task of the left today.
A pluralistic democracy is built on debate, disagreement, and wakeful action. This forum begins the conversation.
Donald Trump's victory raises the question—how did we get here?
Voter ID laws burden minorities, but discrimination starts well before they reach the voting booth.
Hillary Clinton is the first major politician to support abortion without qualification. And she has never polled better with millennials.
Trump shows us that populism is not the same as legitimate protest—or democracy.
A primer for nasty women.
Trump may have just been running off at the mouth, but policy experts agree he’s not entirely wrong about our dysfunctional relationship with NATO.
Moralistic or not, misogyny is not about hating women. It is about controlling them.
European analogies abound, but the GOP frontrunner is homegrown.
Trump will have done real damage even if he doesn't win.
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Andrew L. Croxford
Mariana Mazzucato, Rainer Kattel, Josh Ryan-Collins
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