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Introducing the Nation Builders

Books and the Arts

Does David Bromwich’s idea of a Burkean left amount to anything more than contempt for Obama?

How Scarlett Johansson learned to become aloof from her own seductiveness.

“Darling, this is Alessandro Spina, who is trying to make Italians feel guilty about their colonial crimes.”

Ebooks - Molly Ivins

News and Analysis

We can undo the policies facilitating police violence in Ferguson.

Zephyr Teachout

Andrew Cuomo’s unlikely challenger for Governor of New York is gaining endorsements and giving him a headache.

Not if activists succeed in making the genetic modification of food politically unsustainable.

Costco Warehouse

Costco has cultivated a sterling reputation, but labor activists describe horrors down the supply chain.

The inside story of JPMorgan Chase’s landmark mortgage settlement

Century of Disaster

A tale of the twentieth century, from Stalin to Barbie


To reject the “Long War” doctrine, the American left first has to understand it. 



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