Responses to Martha Nussbaum on Andrea Dworkin and Rebecca Nemser on Camille Paglia, Eugene Rivers on “The Responsibility of Intellectuals in the Age of Crack,” Anthony Parker leads a conversation on race in America, and Miren Uriarte on Boston’s Lainto community. Also: Lani Guinier analyzes the limits of marjority rule and Lawrence Blum reviews Multiculturalism and the Politics of Recognition. Plus fiction, poetry, and more reviews.
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