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Rachel Fraser

Epiphanies can prompt us to view the world differently, a new book contends. But they are no substitute for ethical and political debate.

Lisa Heinzerling

Through an assault on administrative agencies, the Supreme Court is systematically eroding the legal basis of effective governance.

Rajan Menon

As the war continues with no end in sight, the country’s ability to prevail at the front will depend on how badly the war damages life on the ground.

Faisal Devji

Far from a metaphysical battle between fanaticism and tolerance, the Rushdie affair exemplifies the marketization of hurt sentiments.

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Kate Soper

Austerity is not the only way to save our overextended planet. A simpler life might be both more pleasurable and more equal.

Lynne Segal

Dependence is a fact of all our lives; freedom lies in our capacity to care for others.

Charisse Burden-Stelly Jodi Dean

Decades ago, Black communist women decided to organize, fight, and win.

Martijn Konings

The Federal Reserve’s bid to “get wages down” reflects the enduring hold of neoliberal thought at the highest levels of economic policymaking.

Matthew Cole

Democratic theory points to two problems: unjust concentrations of power and a flawed theory of knowledge.

Jonathan Kirshner

In his new book, the former Fed chair cuts through economic orthodoxy on central banking. But he fails to reckon deeply with its political consequences.

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Distinguished Professor of History at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.