A Political and Literary Forum
The intellectual demands of the 21st century, as well as the demands of democratic life, are best met by preserving plural definitions of a good education.
The United States is in the midst of a fundamental reorientation of its environmental regulation, one that is as improbable as it is unremarked.
Charles Sabel, Archon Fung, Bradley Karkkainen
More than two decades after her death in 1975, Hannah Arendt has emerged as the political theorist of the post-totalitarian moment.
The origins of conflict in Yugoslavia.
G. M. Tamás
Forced deportations threaten to turn the Ethiopian-Eritrean border conflict into ethnic war.
Noah Benjamin Novogrodsky
An interview with the Rev. Eugene Rivers III.
Eugene F. Rivers III, Eva T. Thorne
Two new collections of essays contribute to the public debate—with varied results.
How the aesthetic pose crippled political thinking.
By Kai Bird.
How early warning and early action can prevent the escalation of disputes into armed violence.
Randall Forsberg, Jonathan Dean, Saul Mendlovitz
An exchange on Jay Mandle's "The Problem with Thinking Locally" (BR, Summer 1998).
Shiv Visvanathan, Jay Mandle
The NGO revolution and the search for peace.
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
Readers Also Liked
The postwar generation understood why a prosperous working class is crucial to the economy. Can economics be accessible again to ordinary Americans?
Samuel Bowles, Joshua Cohen
Contemporary economics is finally breaking free from its market fetishism, offering plenty of tools we can use to make society more inclusive.
Suresh Naidu, Dani Rodrik, Gabriel Zucman
Financial globalization was supposed to spur...
C. P. Chandrasekhar, Jayati Ghosh
In the most turbine-surrounded community in the...
David McDermott Hughes
Copyright © 1993-2021 Boston Review and its authors.
Support Boston Review
Make a tax-deductible donation today
Printing Note: For best printing results try turning on any options your web browser's print dialog makes available for printing backgrounds and background graphics.