A Political and Literary Forum
Part two of a conversation on voter turnout, vote counting, and what we can expect now.
Reed Hundt, Joshua Cohen
COVID-19 is not just a public health crisis. It is also a crisis of public reason.
The only antidote to despair over national politics will be to generate and expand new solutions at local, state, and regional levels.
Tax policies like New Jersey’s new Millionaires Tax are morally and economically essential.
Mark Engler, Andrew Elrod
Radical Black thinkers have long argued that racial slavery created its own unique form of American fascism.
Trump is the latest in a long line of politicians who have leveraged the fear of white voters. A new path forward must address the structures and finances that propagate, sustain, and shamelessly benefit from it.
Jonathan M. Metzl
The party’s fifty-year strategy has reached an electoral dead end.
The Frankfurt School on the appeal of authoritarianism—and how to counteract it.
Charles H. Clavey
The simultaneous success of Trump and Brexit was no coincidence: white supremacist politics are international in scope and often share entwined histories.
Daniel Geary, Camilla Schofield, Jennifer Sutton
A new history charts the global legacy of Fordist mass production, tracing its appeal to political formations on both the left and the right.
Justin H. Vassallo
Rejecting market fundamentalism, Rethinking Political Economy will provide space for advancing alternatives—in theory, politics, and policy—to the neoliberalism of the last forty years.
BR writers on how we can fix it.
Rosie Gillies, Boston Review
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William Callison, Quinn Slobodian
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