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October 7, 2019, Issue

Cover art by: Philip Burke

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  • Books & the Arts

    Martin Hägglund’s Case for Socialism

    If we knew there were no afterlife, would we make this life better? 

    Peter E. Gordon

  • What Misogyny Does

    In her new book, philosopher Kate Manne insists that what’s important is not what men intended but how women experience misogyny.

    Clio Chang

  • The Vexed Meaning of Equality in Gilded Age America

    The agrarian, feminist, and labor movements of the 19th century elevated equality to a cardinal principle, but all three  fell short when it came to transcending the divide of race.  

    Eric Foner
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