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By arguing that ‘the left’ represents as dangerous a threat as mass shooters and right-wing terrorists, Times writer Bari Weiss cheapens the crisis facing America, one that she has witnessed firsthand. Read more

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“A progressive appeal and a progressive candidate are needed, both to beat Trump and to reclaim America.”  Read more

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Historian Stephen Knott considers the contemporary character of the nation. Read more

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Yale University professor of philosophy Jason Stanley discusses his book How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them.  Read more

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Writer Kim McLarin celebrates the life and meaning of the acclaimed novelist. Read more

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Author Suketu Mehta discusses borders and immigration, and why Western nations must grapple with the legacy of colonialism. Read more

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Mark Kleiman, 1951–2019 Read more

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Historian Brenda Wineapple discusses her new book The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a New Nation. Read more

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How neoliberals captured the machinery of the state to keep citizens from regulating markets Read more

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A new biography connects the life and work of the great radical historian of capitalism. Read more

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Alan Brinkley, 1949–2019 Read more

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The case of a black Army veteran that spurred a South Carolina federal judge to defy his state's white supremacist power structure Read more

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A new book argues it was a struggle over identity. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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A new book from social reformer Jai Sen explores the international age of protest. Read more

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Three authors engage with the threats to a liberal society. Read more

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Sidney Blumenthal's new volume in his biography of Lincoln explores the role of leadership in the remaking of American politics in the 1850s. Read more

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Malpractice cost Clinton the election, but her ambivalence on big issues was produced by big structural factors that affect all Democrats.  Read more

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Will the increasing prevalence of intermarriage lead to broader empathy and understanding? Read more

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Jim Crow was the descendant of Southern slavery. More shocking is the legacy of government-enforced racism in the North.   Read more

Working in America

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E.B. White’s barnyard fable remains a striking symbol of social justice in Trump’s America. Read more

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