July/August 2014

Build the Green Economy

Robert Pollin

With responses from Madeline Janis, Leslie Dewan, George R. Tynan and David G. Victor, Mara Prentiss, Sanya Carley, Reed Hundt, and Simon Caney.

 

Deborah Chasman and Joshua Cohen
 

 

Foundations

State of the Nation: Who Cares About Climate Change?
Stephen Ansolabehere and David M. Konisky
 
Made in America: All Tech Is Social
Claude S. Fischer
 
Wonders: Of Maggots and Brain Scans
Anne Fausto-Sterling

 

Context

Ground Down to Molasses
The Making of an American Folk Song
Dave Byrne

 

Fiction

Severance
Leslee Becker
Winner of the 2014 Aura Estrada Short Story Contest, selected by Kiran Desai.

 

Books & Ideas

Architecture in Extremis
Shigeru Ban's Humanitarian Designs
Stephen Phelan
 
Studying the Rich
Thomas Piketty and His Critics
Mike Konczal
 
Righting the GOP
Mark Schmitt
 
The Neoliberal Bailout
Jonathan Kirshner
 

On Poetry

Poet's Sampler
Marni Ludwig introduced by Andrew Zawacki
 
Nation and Body
Julie Carr's Rag
Karinne Keithley Syers
 
A Thousand Labyrinths
Peter Gizzi's In Defense of Nothing
Ange Mlinko
 
Microreviews
New books by LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs, Harryette Mullen, Elizabeth Robinson, Roger Reeves, and Kevin Young.
 

On Film

Are You Jewish?
John Turturros's Fading Gigolo
Alan A. Stone
 

Poems

Where My Body Has Been
Regina DiPerna
 
Runaway
Douglas Kearney
 
High Notes
Vona Groarke
 
Above the BQE
Roy Scranton
 
Night People
Lisa Olstein
 
Among the Elements in a Time of War
Eamon Grennan
 
Farm Hubbub
John Ashbery
 
La Tlemcénienne
John Ashbery
 
sweeping psalm
Christopher Janke
 
 
All articles from the issue will appear online.