Tara Zahra

Tara Zahra completed an American Prospect writing fellowship in 1999 and is now a Junior Fellow in the Harvard Society of Fellows.

In a curious, back-handed compliment, conservatives have appropriated feminist language in arguing that feminism itself is the cause of women’s problems today. Read more

Civil Rights in America

Economic impact studies can demonstrate a return on public investments in the arts. This is a handy tool for arts advocates, but also a dangerous one that reduces art to commercial calculus. Read more

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