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November/December 2008

Adapting to Climate Change

Michael D. Mastrandrea and Stephen H. Schneider on adapting to climate change; Martha Nussbaum on grief and Justice; Richard Stallman is no fan of One Laptop Per Child; William Hogeland delves into the public history of the Constituton

 

 

Global Warming Sepcial

The Rising Tide
Michael D. Mastrandrea and Stephen H. Schneider

Essays

State of the Nation: Disapproval and Trust
Stephen Ansolabehere
Remembering Randall Forsberg
Joshua Cohen
Call of the Tribe: The role of identity in our politics and our lives
Glenn C. Loury
Constitutional Conventions: Public history should make us think
William Hogeland
The Mourner’s Hope : Grief and the foundations of justice 
Martha C. Nussbaum
Not Free at Any Price: Why I switched to the OLPC—and why I dropped it
Richard M. Stallman
The Good Life
Claude S. Fischer
Bad News: The White Tiger and authenticity in the South Asian political novel
Amitava Kumar
Uproars: Leslie Epstein’s magic
John Crowley

Fiction

Every Leaf, Every Tree (Excerpt)
Neel Mukherjee, with art by Tom Uglow
The Weight of Grief
Kristin S. vanNamen

On Film

What Does Woody Want? Woody Allen’s Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Alan A. Stone

On Poetry

Poet’s Sampler
Patrick Moran, introduced by D. A. Powell
2008 Poetry Contest
John Koethe introduces the winner of Boston Review’s 11th annual poetry contest
Listening to Poetry: Jack Spicer’s My Vocabulary Did This to Me

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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.

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