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Tag: History

How it rose, fell, and may rise again.

Peter E. Gordon

Long decried by liberals and conservatives alike, the Martinican psychiatrist remains one of the most piercing critics of colonialism.

Sam Klug

Is there anything left to anti-imperial visions of global commerce?

Kate Yoon

After decades of deference to the market, states are exerting greater control over capital. In the face of climate change, it may be too little, too late.

Jonathan S. Blake

On the Guyanese revolutionary’s writings on anticolonial struggle.

Noaman G. Ali, Shozab Raza

Becca Rothfeld speaks with Samuel Moyn about his book Liberalism Against Itself and why liberalism is in crisis.

Becca Rothfeld, Samuel Moyn

How Zionism’s dreams of liberation became entangled with colonialism.

Barnett R. Rubin

A tragedy in Birmingham and the making of a radical.

Ed Pavlić

Melvin Rogers and Neil Roberts discuss the difficulty of keeping faith in a foundationally anti-Black republic.

Neil Roberts, Melvin Rogers

Lionel Trilling crystallizes the cynical Cold War liberalism that sacrificed idealism for self-restraint.

Samuel Moyn

It's at the heart of what makes The Black Jacobins a classic.

David Scott

Our ideas about sexuality and gender have changed before, and now they’re changing again.

Hugh Ryan

Jeanne Theoharis speaks with Margaret Burnham on her work in reconstructing Jim Crow terror, within and outside the law.

Margaret A. Burnham, Jeanne Theoharis

What happens when radical historians write for the public.

David Waldstreicher

But awareness alone won't solve the problem. Here's what we should do.

David S. Jones

Real democratic participation in foreign policy is almost unimaginable today—but this wasn’t always the case.

Daniel Bessner

Two recent books force us to rethink what knowledge is, where it is located, and how it moves.

Eric Moses Gurevitch

Can the nation-state serve social justice?

Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò leads a forum with Thea Riofrancos, Mariame Kaba & Andrea Ritchie, Ishac Diwan & Bright Simons, and others. Plus Leila Farsakh on Palestinian statehood, Astra Taylor and Leah Hunt-Hendrix on a “solidarity state,” Joshua Craze on rule by militia, and much more. 

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