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Long game

Veronica Herrera (UConn) and Alison E. Post (UC-Berkeley): The Case for Public Policy Expertise in Political Science. Kenneth Roth on why the U.N. chief’s silence on human rights is deeply troubling. The Joe Biden and Anita Hill controversy, explained. Silicon Valley came to Kansas schools — that started a rebellion. Made in China, exported to the world: The surveillance state. So how do states recover from crises? Same way as people do. Kim Kelly on how women are transforming organized labor.


Paper Trail

Anne Anlin Cheng talks to Sally Wen Mao about rage, Anna May Wong, and her new poetry collection, Oculus. “When I read about Wong, and her first-person accounts of her struggles, what I felt was more than empathy—it was identification. The feelings she wrote about did not require me to imagine, because I’ve felt them

Syllabi

Learning from Beyoncé

Kevin AllredBeyoncé Knowles-Carter makes perfect pop songs that also lend themselves to nuanced discussion of race, gender, sexuality, class, feminism, social justice, and so much more. For the past decade, I have

Daily Review

The Socialist Manifesto: The Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality

Bhaskar Sunkara’s Socialist Manifesto begins by entering an imaginary world. It’s 2018 and “you” are a die-hard fan of Jon Bon Jovi, “the most popular and critically acclaimed musician of this era.” So devoted are you to the singer-songwriter that you’ve found work at

Interviews

T Kira Madden

T Kira Madden grew up queer and biracial in Boca Raton, Florida, the only child of parents battling drug and alcohol addictions, In her widely-lauded debut memoir, Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls, she details her coming-of-age and her search, admist such volatile circumstances, for connection and stability, She often finds those things—or semblances of them—in unlikely places.

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Bookforum: "Fool That I Am"

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A Writer for Our Time

Joshua Sperling

In the mid 1970s John Berger began a new life—and a new family—in a small mountain village outside Geneva in the Haute-Savoie. He was close to fifty. At first he and Beverly Bancroft did not live in the village of Quincy itself, but up the road in an old farmhouse.

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