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November 2/9, 2020, Issue

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  • Books & the Arts

    How Did We Get Here?

    Three new books by prominent liberal intellectuals—Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson’s Let Them Eat Tweets, Robert B. Reich’s The System, and Robert P. Saldin and Steven M. Teles’s Never Trump—give strikingly different answers.

    Nicholas Lemann

  • How Did American Cities Become So Unequal?

    A new history of Ed Logue and his vision of urban renewal documents the broken promises of midcentury liberalism.

    Kim Phillips-Fein

  • The Perils of Creativity and Capitalism in ‘Tesla’

    Michael Almereyda’s biopic of the eccentric inventor is a portrait of the tensions that arise when art and commerce intersect.

    Vikram Murthi
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