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The Big Chill

How Trump’s 'public charge' rule would harm New York children

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Iconoclasm Today

Overturning the icons of toxic masculinity

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Bitter Grapes

An excerpt from 'We Are All Fast Food Workers Now'

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The Bodies that Matter

Saudi Arabia, Western journalism, and Human Rights

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Progressives and the Court

A Response to Samuel Moyn’s “Resisting the Juristocracy”

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Is Elizabeth Warren Native American?

What the DNA controversy reveals about race, identity politics, and the Native American present

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Public Seminar ReviewVolume 1, Issue 2
Second Semester/Summer 2014

The second semester of the Public Seminar is over, and the papers are now in, presented in this our second issue. Here you find short and long essays, supplemented by visual presentations around five major themes: Capitalism and its Alternatives, Democracy and its Enemies, Identities, the Arts and Literature, and Media, Memory and Miscellaneous. Note, though, that the pieces in fact address each other between and among these categories, as they consider “fundamental problems of the human condition and pressing problems of the day, using the broad resources of social research,” staying true to the mission statement of Public Seminar, and to the scholarly and public project of our academic home, The New School for Social Research. -Jeffrey Goldfarb

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