'Opinion  The Republican tax bill: four takeaways' - Corey Robin

‘Opinion The Republican tax bill: four takeaways’ – Corey Robin

Taxes are the “thunder of world history,” wrote Joseph Schumpeter. “The spirit of a people … is written in its fiscal history.” Last Saturday, Republicans…

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"On Heidegger’s Anti-Semitism" - Richard Wolin

“On Heidegger’s Anti-Semitism” – Richard Wolin

*On Heidegger’s Anti-Semitism,” the featured article in the Fall 2017 issue of *Anti-Semitism Studies* by Professor Richard Wolin of the CUNY Graduate Center.  To download…

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Mitchell Cohen: The Politics of Opera

Mitchell Cohen: The Politics of Opera

The Politics of Opera takes readers on a fascinating journey into the entwined development of opera and politics, from the Renaissance through the turn of…

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'The G.O.P.'s Existential Crisis': Corey Robin

‘The G.O.P.’s Existential Crisis’: Corey Robin

Give Donald Trump this: His travel ban enraged only half the country. The House Republicans’ attempt to replace the Affordable Care Act, meanwhile, has alienated…

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How Did Trump Get Elected? Take a Look in the Mirror

How Did Trump Get Elected? Take a Look in the Mirror

Donald J. Trump’s victory is consistent with a global trend in favor of authoritarian national populism over the perceived inefficiencies and corruptions of liberal democracy….

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'The Book That Predicted Trump': Corey Robin

‘The Book That Predicted Trump’: Corey Robin

There’s a sort of ideal figure that conservative intellectuals conjure when they want to argue about the essence of their ideology. This figure is a…

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'Why Sexism Is So Central to This Presidential Race': Alyson Cole

‘Why Sexism Is So Central to This Presidential Race’: Alyson Cole

Americans await the final presidential debate tonight with varying degrees of excitement and dread. While the planned topics include the federal debt, immigration policy, and…

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'Trump, the insecure': - Uday Mehta

‘Trump, the insecure’: – Uday Mehta

The central theme of Donald Trump’s campaign, his inaugural address and his actions since assuming the presidency is to Make America Great Again. When politicians…

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Alyson Cole: 'The Big Microaggression Lie"

Alyson Cole: ‘The Big Microaggression Lie”

In an essay for Salon, Professor Alyson Cole (GC/Queens, Political Science) examines concerns about “victim culture,” why such fears have surfaced now, and how they…

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