A Political and Literary Forum
Defying conventional political labels and capitalizing on widespread distrust, a range of new movements share the conviction that all power is conspiracy.
William Callison, Quinn Slobodian
Two Jewish activists discuss the place of anti-Semitism in contemporary movements for social justice.
Donna Nevel, Mark Tseng-Putterman
The resurgence of anti-Semitism today is not a quirk of Donald Trump. As a new book shows, it has deep roots in powerful institutions.
Despite what Steve King says, the U.S. was never a Christian nation.
Government has always played an outsize role in creating jobs—and still can.
Claude S. Fischer
Prosecutors are corrupting the intent of lynching laws.
To be useful, history has to help us think about who we should become as a nation.
The effects of revolutionary violence on Chinese poetry.
In America, life at the edge of racial belonging is not so black and white.
Black people get sicker because of stereotypes taught in medical schools.
Michigan law shields decision-makers from public scrutiny.
Railways are leaving themselves at risk of dangerous hacking—and they know it.
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Bram Wispelwey, Michelle Morse
Robin Dembroff, Dee Payton
Noam Chomsky, David Barsamian
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