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David V. Johnson

David V. Johnson is Opinion Editor at Al Jazeera America and former Web Editor of Boston Review.


An Interview with Larissa MacFarquhar on extreme moral virtue.

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An Interview with Archon Fung

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An Interview with Rajiv Chandrasekaran

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Fareed Zakaria and the plagiarism scandal.

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Stephen Ansolabehere on the Election

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In her new book, Martha Nussbaum extends her distinguished body of work on liberalism, education, literature, and the emotions by turning to the growing anti-Muslim agitations in Europe and the United States.

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But It Doesn’t Have To Be

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Pam Karlan on the Supreme Court’s Health Care Ruling.

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An Interview with Pam Karlan

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An Interview with David Harvey

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An interview with Fischer about his new BR column.

David V. Johnson Claude S. Fischer

Corey Robin attempts to define the essence of conservatism.

David V. Johnson Corey Robin

In the second part of our interview with David Graeber he explains how student loan debt is perverting the value of education, and why academics are a lot like hunchbacked dwarves.

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We talk with anthropologist David Graeber about why we don’t put babies’ lives ahead of Citibank’s shareholders and whether we should renew the tradition of debt jubilees.

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Examining the global supply chains and labor practices of the high-tech industry.

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In his latest book, Lawrence Lessig argues that Congress has become so corrupted by moneyed interests and has so undermined the public trust that our very republic is at risk.

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An interview with Vivian Gornick about the mother of anarchism.

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An Interview with Elaine Scarry

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A Q&A With Eliot Spitzer

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