Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

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Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins runs a regular interview series with The Nation. He is an assistant professor in the College of Social Studies at Wesleyan University and is writing a book for Yale University Press titled Impossible Peace, Improbable War: Raymond Aron and World Order.

Are We Still Fighting the Battles of the New Left?

Are We Still Fighting the Battles of the New Left? Are We Still Fighting the Battles of the New Left?

Terence Renaud’s new book compels us to revisit post-war activist movements around the world to understand generational conflicts in the left.

Mar 15, 2022 / Q&A / Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

What Is Fueling Our Century’s Global “Disorder”?

What Is Fueling Our Century’s Global “Disorder”? What Is Fueling Our Century’s Global “Disorder”?

A conversation with historian Helen Thompson about the changes in energy consumption and monetary policy that set the table for today’s geopolitical instability.

Feb 28, 2022 / Books & the Arts / Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

Learning From Decades of Public Health Failure

Learning From Decades of Public Health Failure Learning From Decades of Public Health Failure

A conversation with George Aumoithe on the history of disease prevention, the economic roots of the crisis American hospitals face, and why we need to do better.

Jan 19, 2022 / Back Page / Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

Randall Kennedy Says It Loud

Randall Kennedy Says It Loud Randall Kennedy Says It Loud

A conversation with the Harvard law professor about his new essay collection, the state or racial politics, campus activism, and much more.

Jan 6, 2022 / Q&A / Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

What the Pandemic Has Taught Us About American Democracy

What the Pandemic Has Taught Us About American Democracy What the Pandemic Has Taught Us About American Democracy

A conversation with Danielle Allen about the strengths and faults of federalism during our health crisis. 

Dec 22, 2021 / Q&A / Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

US Marines Patrol Remote Part Of Helmand Province Near Kajaki Dam

The Problem With Making War “Humane” The Problem With Making War “Humane”

A conversation with Samuel Moyn about his new book Humane, the pacifism of Leo Tolstoy, and the origins of forever war. 

Sep 16, 2021 / Q&A / Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

Can “Lottocracy” Save Democracy From Itself?

Can “Lottocracy” Save Democracy From Itself? Can “Lottocracy” Save Democracy From Itself?

Hélène Landemore’s new book argues that we need a new, more inclusive system of governance that is less elitist and more participatory to cure what ails democracy.

Sep 1, 2021 / Books & the Arts / Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

Stop the Steal rally

The Long History of American Cruelty The Long History of American Cruelty

A conversation with Adam Serwer about the ideological roots of Trumpism, the failures of the Reconstruction era, and his new book, The Cruelty Is the Point.

Aug 12, 2021 / Back Page / Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

Gaslighting on a Global Scale

Gaslighting on a Global Scale Gaslighting on a Global Scale

A conversation with Bonnie Honig on “disaster patriarchy” and how feminism offers the best way to make sense of the post-Trump moment.

Jun 21, 2021 / Q&A / Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

The History of Freedom Is a History of Whiteness

The History of Freedom Is a History of Whiteness The History of Freedom Is a History of Whiteness

A conversation with Tyler Stovall about his recent book White Freedom and whether or not the legacy of liberty can break away from racial exclusion and domination.

Mar 17, 2021 / Q&A / Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

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