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Stepping Up Labor Standards

A debate on international labor standards with Archon Fung, Dara O’Rourke, Charles Sabel, Robin Broad, Pranab Bardhan, David Moberg, Ian Ayres, and others. Marjorie Perloff on the happy world of Lyn Hejinian. Alane S. Mason on Hemingway, and more.

 

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Stepping Up Labor Standards
HOW TRANSPARENCY, COMPETITION, AND SANCTIONS COULD IMPROVE WORKING CONDITIONS WORLDWIDE
ARCHON FUNG, DARA O’ROURKE, AND CHARLES SABEL
RESPONSES FROM ROBIN BROAD, PRANAB BARDHAN, MARK LEVINSON, KAUSHIK BASU, DAVID MOBERG, HEATHER WHITE, GUY STANDING, AND IAN AYRES. FUNG, O’ROURKE, AND SABEL REPLY.

Essay

What Lyn Hejinian’s poetry tells us about chance, fortune, and pleasure
Marjorie Perloff 
Fiction
Co-winner of the Eighth Annual Short Story Contest
Kate Small
New Fiction Forum
Ernest Hemingway, Jane Kendall Mason, and “The Short Happy Life of Frances Macomber”
Alane Salierno Mason
Eliza Nichols
Lev Raphael
Drake Bennett
Poetry
Introduced by Brenda Hillman
James Longenbach
John Gallaher
John Gallaher
Mark Irwin
Joshua Corey
Deborah W. Pattillo
Deborah W. Pattillo
Patricia Goedicke
On Film
Lars von Trier’s Dancer in the Dark
Alan A. Stone

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