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“It is a commonplace to say that slavery ‘dehumanized’ enslaved people, but to do so is misleading, harmful, and worth resisting.”
A collection of our best essays on the distinguished political theorist, racial capitalism, and the Black radical tradition.
Your beach reads sorted. Fourteen books we loved—and one to avoid at all costs.
Contrary to Israeli claims of self-defense in response to acts of terrorism, the current crisis reflects decades of brutal Israeli occupation in Gaza and the West Bank.
The fourth in our series of reading lists to celebrate National Poetry Month 2021.
Meghana Mysore, Boston Review
The third in our series of reading lists to celebrate National Poetry Month 2021.
The second in our series of reading lists to celebrate National Poetry Month 2021.
The first in our series of reading lists to celebrate National Poetry Month 2021.
Happy birthday, John Rawls! We celebrate the political philosopher’s centenary, as well as the 50th anniversary of the publication of “A Theory of Justice.”
Joshua Cohen, Boston Review
It’s what our country was founded on—and it will take more than Trump leaving the White House to dismantle it.
Boston Review, Rosie Gillies
To ring in 2021, here are Boston Review's top 21 essays of the year.
BR writers on how we can fix it.
Rosie Gillies, Boston Review
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