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Lawrence B. Glickman

Lawrence B. Glickman is Stephen and Evalyn Milman Professor of American Studies at Cornell University. His latest book is Free Enterprise: An American History.

Articles

Critiques of vaccine mandates continue a neoliberal tradition of idolizing private choice at the expense of the public good.

Lawrence B. Glickman

If Trump was the end of the “party of ideas,” the rise of Reagan was its start.

Lawrence B. Glickman

When Democratic senator Edmund Muskie made a quip about the government being “here to help you,” he surely didn’t know it marked the death of the New Deal.

Lawrence B. Glickman
How we went from “racist” to “racially tinged.”
Lawrence B. Glickman
The Supreme Court’s Masterpiece Cakeshop ruling continues a terrible trend of valuing businesses more than employees and customers.
Lawrence B. Glickman
On the long road from FDR to Trump.
Lawrence B. Glickman

Contrary to most narratives, corporations have always been one of the most powerful forces in American political life.

Lawrence B. Glickman

The American Health Care Act has a long history that returns us to the New Deal and its critics.

Lawrence B. Glickman

Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson lead a forum on the transformation of the Democratic Party.

Plus essays on Zionism and geopolitics after October 7; poetry by Fady Joudah; and more.

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Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson lead a forum on the transformation of the Democratic Party—with responses from Ro Khanna, Lily Geismer, Dorian Warren, Heather Gautney, and others. 

Plus essays on Zionism and colonialism, Walter Rodney’s legacy, and geopolitics after October 7; poetry by Fady Joudah; and more.

Preorder now or become a member at any level to get it as your first issue.