A Political and Literary Forum
Leaders of the left abandoned the language of transformation in the 1980s—at a cost. Can it be regained?
Biden may have rejoined the Paris Agreement, but diplomacy isn’t enough. To decarbonize the economy, we must integrate bottom-up, local experimentation with top-down, global cooperation.
Charles Sabel, David G. Victor
Biden should rejoin the Paris Agreement, but diplomacy isn’t enough. To decarbonize the economy, we must integrate bottom-up, local experimentation with top-down, global cooperation.
The Brazilian president’s offensive against universities threatens democracy and recalls the dark years of the country’s dictatorship.
Gianpaolo Baiocchi, Marcelo K. Silva
Basic norms exist for political parties; Republicans don’t meet them.
Surveying Trumpland with Cedric Robinson
Robin D. G. Kelley
Part two of a conversation on voter turnout, vote counting, and what we can expect now.
Reed Hundt, Joshua Cohen
COVID-19 is not just a public health crisis. It is also a crisis of public reason.
The only antidote to despair over national politics will be to generate and expand new solutions at local, state, and regional levels.
Tax policies like New Jersey’s new Millionaires Tax are morally and economically essential.
Mark Engler, Andrew Elrod
West German witchcraft trials after World War II reveal how political rupture can fuel magical thinking. What lessons might we draw for our own age of QAnon conspiracies, anti-vaccination, and strange COVID-19 cures?
Samuel Clowes Huneke
Radical Black thinkers have long argued that racial slavery created its own unique form of American fascism.
Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation is a sham, but it is one the Constitution allows. There’s only one way out of this crisis: we must amend.
Julie C. Suk
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Joseph J. Fischel
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