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Letters From the November 11/December 7, 2020, Issue Letters From the November 11/December 7, 2020, Issue

Hofstadter’s legacy…

Nov 17, 2020 / Letters / Our Readers and Jeet Heer

Richard Hofstadter’s Discontents

Richard Hofstadter’s Discontents Richard Hofstadter’s Discontents

Why did the historian come to fear the very movements he once would have celebrated?

Oct 6, 2020 / Books & the Arts / Jeet Heer

One Damn Thing After Another

One Damn Thing After Another One Damn Thing After Another

The long roots of liberal democracy’s crisis.

May 5, 2020 / Books & the Arts / Jan-Werner Müller

The Extinction Crisis Devastating San Francisco Bay

The Extinction Crisis Devastating San Francisco Bay The Extinction Crisis Devastating San Francisco Bay

The San Francisco Bay’s rich ecosystem is collapsing—and the region’s liberal leaders bear part of the blame.

Apr 21, 2020 / Feature / Jimmy Tobias

Does Liberalism Have Its Roots in the Illiberal Upheavals of the English Reformation?

Does Liberalism Have Its Roots in the Illiberal Upheavals of the English Reformation? Does Liberalism Have Its Roots in the Illiberal Upheavals of the English Reformation?

A recent book argues that liberalism has an “unexpected debt” to evangelical religion.

Jan 28, 2020 / Books & the Arts / Keith Thomas

Will the Sanders/Warren Truce Hold on Debate Night?

Will the Sanders/Warren Truce Hold on Debate Night? Will the Sanders/Warren Truce Hold on Debate Night?

The progressive champions see each other as allies—but the press and their own supporters are trying to gin up a fight.

Dec 18, 2019 / Jeet Heer

Nikil Saval Is the Most Interesting Politician in America

Nikil Saval Is the Most Interesting Politician in America Nikil Saval Is the Most Interesting Politician in America

From Das Kapital to the State Capital, the Philadelphia State Senate candidate is pushing for a just and functioning economy for all.

Dec 20, 2019 / Drinks On The Nation / John Washington

RIP, World Trade Organization?

RIP, World Trade Organization? RIP, World Trade Organization?

The United States was hostile to the WTO for years. Then came Donald Trump.

Dec 9, 2019 / Todd N. Tucker

What Is Living and What Is Dead in John Rawls’s Theory of Justice?

What Is Living and What Is Dead in John Rawls’s Theory of Justice? What Is Living and What Is Dead in John Rawls’s Theory of Justice?

With liberalism in crisis, contemporary political philosophy has taken on a funereal mood. But is there something still worth saving in the “high liberalism” of the 20th century?

Oct 29, 2019 / Books & the Arts / Seyla Benhabib

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Letters From the September 23, 2019, Issue Letters From the September 23, 2019, Issue

Attention must be paid… Not our man…

Sep 10, 2019 / Letters / Our Readers

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