A Political and Literary Forum
We cannot simply put the past behind us. The framework of transitional justice offers a promising path forward.
Support for pro-Trump Republicans remains driven by relatively well-off whites in fast-growing, rapidly diversifying suburbs—not by economic despair in rural America.
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
In our winter 2021 book, some of today’s most imaginative writers consider what it means to be made and fashioned by others. Preorder now.
The Krugs and Dolezals dominate the headlines, but they are distractions from the fraud that imperils us all: believing oneself to be white.
Defying conventional political labels and capitalizing on widespread distrust, a range of new movements share the conviction that all power is conspiracy.
William Callison, Quinn Slobodian
Labor activists once understood time to be a checking mechanism on market activity. In our own era of uncontrolled working hours, this is a vision of freedom worth recapturing.
The Republican Party has become a white nationalist party. If old fashioned politics can’t change that, we must consider alternatives.
Bernard E. Harcourt
A transcript of our panel discussion on the Green New Deal and our new book Climate Action.
Joshua Cohen, Edward J. Markey, David G. Victor, Alyssa Battistoni, Thea Riofrancos, Robert C. Hockett
Much maligned as a mere tactician of power, Machiavelli was in fact a philosopher of the people. His critique of oligarchic domination remains essential today.
How are we to meet the challenge of global warming before it is too late? And if global diplomacy initiatives like the Paris Agreement can’t get us there, what can? Order our latest book now.
As Big Data tools reshape health care, biased datasets and unaccountable algorithms threaten to further disempower patients.
The celebration of Isabel Wilkerson’s ‘Caste’ reflects the continued priority of elite preferences over the needs and struggles of ordinary people.
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Marie E. Berry, Milli Lake
Julie C. Suk
Kevin Henderson, Joseph J. Fischel
Robin Dembroff, Dee Payton
Charles H. Clavey
BR writers on how we can fix it.
We also need to abolish prisons—as well as put an end to counterterrorism. An abolitionist reading list.
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