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Suddenly local fashion is all the rage. But can the garment trades once again bring good jobs to New York City?
Why university presidents Drew Gilpin Faust and Christina Paxson were wrong to reject calls to divest from fossil fuel companies.
Only continued pressure from grassroots activists will force Washington to do the right thing.
Bruce Springsteen said it best, on Pete’s ninetieth birthday: “You outlasted the bastards, man.”
In 1914, a racist fiction helped sell one of the nation’s first drug laws; 100 years later, it’s still with us.
A new Oxfam report warns of the dangers of global inequality.
David Brion Davis’s pathbreaking study of the problem of slavery.
Like a lot of red revolutionaries, Abraham Cahan ended up to the right of where he began.
…And the poor get poorer… the Viagra effect… neutralize gerrymandering… put the nation back in The Nation… parochial New York… towering New York… bothered and bewildered
And don’t miss Kosman and Picciotto’s crossword blog, Word Salad.