The year 2020 has provided a practically laboratorial clarity. For political theory, or really political practice, it has been something like a natural experiment measuring two politics against the world and against each other. How to name these two politics, if not the election and the riot?
In the face of a future in which only the richest schools thrive, it’s worth asking: what value do these Ivy League schools serve for the rest of society? Barnard student Khadija Hussain reports on the Ivy League-to-finance pipeline.
A reading list of US politics books on what to learn from the Bernie Sanders campaign, the legacy of Henry Wallace, the emotion driving members of the US Communist Party in the mid twentieth century and more.
Vivian Gornick reads other people's diaries, Andrea Long Chu plays D&D, Enzo Traverso considers the siege of Leningrad, Hazel Carby reads privilege and anxiety, Geoff Mann locates hornswoggle, Asad Haider reads courageously, and more.