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Solving the New Inequality

Debate on Richard B. Freeman’s “Solving the New Inequality,” with responses by James Tobin, Heidi Hartmann, Michael Piore, Frances Fox Piven, James Heckman, Ernesto Cortes, Jr., and Paul R. Krugman. Also: Robert C. Berwick on Dawkins’ Climbing Mount Improbable and Allen Orr on Darwin’s Black Box, Michael Greenberg on Eva Peron, Eli Gottlieb reviews Junot Diaz’s Drown, and more.

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Solving the New Inequality
Richard B. Freeman with responses by James Tobin, Heidi Hartmann, Michael Piore, Frances Fox Piven, James Heckman, Ernesto Cortes, Jr, and Paul R. Krugman


Logic
Emily Fragos

Poet’s Sampler
Heather McHugh introduces Jeff Clark

This is the Life?
Alan A. Stone

Feeling for the Organism
Robert C. Berwick

Darwin v. Intelligent Design (Again)
H. Allen Orr

The Hunger of the Lemur
Matthew Rohrer

Jules Jr Michael Jules Jr
Kiki DeLancey

A Descamisada Diva
Michael Greenberg


Poetry Reviews

Transblusency, The Selected Poems of Amiri Baraka/LeRoi Joines (1961-1995) edited by Paul Vangelisti
Robert Creeley

The Figured Wheel: New and Collected Poems, 1966-1996 by Robert Pinsky
Alfred Corn

Furious Cooking by Maureen Seaton
Susan Wheeler


Fiction Reviews

Tostoy’s Dictaphone: Technology and the Muse edited by Sven Birkerts
George Scialabba

Drown by Junot Diaz
Eli Gottlieb

The Opening of the American Mind: Canons, Culture, and History by Lawrence W. Levine
Theo Emery


Seasons Among the Tribes (18)
Robert Lietz

Gravediggers’ April
Eric Ormsby

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